Emily Davis

Corps de Ballet

Meet Emily

Hometown: Gainesville, FL
Emily Davis began dancing at age 6. She received a majority of her training at Pofahl Dance Studios and in 2013 went on to train with Boston Ballet School’s pre-professional program. She also attended summer programs at Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell, Boston Ballet School, and Chautauqua School of Dance. Emily came to Pennsylvania Ballet as a member of PBII for our 2014/2015 season. She was promoted to apprentice for the 2016/2017 season and corps de ballet for 2017/2018. She has performed with the company in Angel Corella’s Don Quixote, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Danse à Grande Vitesse and Rush, as well as the world premieres of Helen Pickett’s Tilt and Brian Sanders’ Chicken Bone Brain. Emily received an IB diploma from the Newman School in Boston and is currently attending the University of Pennsylvania.


“Move closer to what moves you.”
– Emily Davis


In 2013 Emily was a nationally ranked Irish dancer.


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Performance Highlights

With Pennsylvania Ballet:

  • Don Quixote (Cupid)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy, Red Riding Hood)
  • Cinderella
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Danse des petits cygnes)


  • Western Symphony
  • The Four Temperaments
  • Rush
  • Emeralds


  • Jewels (Emeralds)
Emily Davis and artists of Pennsylvania Ballet | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev
Emily Davis photo

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