Emily Tellier is originally from North Vancouver, Canada, and now resides in Brooklyn as a freelance dance artist. She has performed in various festivals and venues including Central Park’s SummerStage, 92nd St. Y, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, New York City Center, Ladies of Hip Hop Festival, and the Vancouver International Dance Festival, to name a few. Emily has recently premiered works in both New York and Vancouver with various companies including Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup, Joya Powell’s Movement of the People Dance Company, Nicole Philippidis’ 277 Dance Project, Thryn Saxon’s SAXYN/Dance Works, and Heather Laura Gray. She can also be seen in Ingrid Michaelsonʼs music video for her platinum single, Celebrate, choreographed by Stacey Tookey. Through her work as a Community Actionist at Gibney, Emily works throughout the city in schools and domestic violence shelters, and with youth outreach programs including Step It Up NYC, a youth engagement program that focuses on fusing dance and social justice. Emily is thrilled to be a part of Summation Dance.