Emily Wilson

Pennsylvania Ballet II

Meet Emily

Hometown: New York, New York
Emily Wilson began her training at School at Steps in New York when she was four years old. She continued to train at Chelsea Ballet in London, and Hong Kong Youth Ballet, before returning to New York to study at American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. She performed with American Ballet Theatre in works by Alexei Ratmansky. She joined Pennsylvania Ballet II for the 2018-2019 season, and was promoted to apprentice for the 2020-2021 season.

While with Pennsylvania Ballet II, Emily performed leading roles in George Balanchine’s Allegro Brilliante, Angel Corella’s Bourbon Street and Samantha Dunster’s Prince Charming, along with company roles in Angel Corella’s Giselle, Don Quixote and La Bayadere, Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.

PERSONAL QUOTE

We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.” -Carl Sagan

FUN FACT

Emily lived overseas in Hong Kong for seven years, where she learned to speak Mandarin.

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