Emma is an 18-year-old dancer from Chicago, Illinois. She began dancing at the age of 7 and instantly fell in love with it. She has been dancing competitively and attending conventions for the past 6 years and in that time, has won many first-place awards and full convention scholarships, as well as awards for technique. She dances at The Dynasty In Naperville and Extensions Dance Company in Chicago, where she trains in contemporary/modern, ballet, lyrical, jazz and Hip-hop. Her favorite style is modern/contemporary. She began choreographing at the age of 15 and has received recognition and awards for her choreography, as well as having all her pieces consistently place in the top 10. In the next few years, she hopes to continue expanding her career in the arts in a professional contemporary company, as well as pursuing choreography on a larger scale. Emma has appeared on The Ellen Show, as well as several news channels.
Outside of dance, Emma is a passionate advocate for childhood cancer research. She is a National Spokeswoman for Dance Hope Cure and The Truth 365. Emma is a gifted public speaker, traveling the country to raise awareness and funds in communities, and to speak with government officials, urging them to pass legislation to offer more money to childhood cancer research. In the past 2 years, she has aided in events that have raised over $3Million for pediatric cancer research and has also started her own campaign, along with her sister, Ava, to fund Wilms tumor research and assist families who have a child with cancer.