Dance Student Emily Emanuel Accepted to Complexions Contemporary Ballet Winter Intensive
Congratulations to student Emily Emanuel who was accepted to the Complexions Contemporary Ballet's winter intensive taking place Dec. 27 - 31 in New York City.
A member of the Kent Dance Ensemble, Emily is a freshman B.A. Dance Studies student double majoring in Biology. A native of Erie, PA, she studied with the Erie Dance Conservatory and Erie Contemporary Ballet Theatre. She has attended and performed in regional and national festivals hosted by Regional Dance America, and has attended summer dance intensives with American Ballet Theatre, Cincinnati Ballet, and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Emily is extremely grateful for this opportunity to grow and learn as a member of KDE.
Complexions was founded in 1994 by Master Choreographer Dwight Rhoden and Legendary Dancer Desmond Richardson and has through the years grown to become one of the most accomplished Contemporary Ballet Company’s in America. Together, with the invention of their patented dance methodology, NIQUE, Rhoden and Richardson have innovated the Contemporary Ballet genre and have created a new platform for Contemporary Dance. Staffed with elite level current and former professional dancers, as well as top dance educators and guest instructors, our intensives guide students like no other in developing the COMPLETE dancer. Dancers are pushed to achieve their full artistic potential with classes in a variety of techniques including Classical Ballet, Contemporary techniques, Modern, Jazz, Improv, Hip Hop, as well as “NIQUE” our proprietary CONTEMPORARY BALLET TECHNIQUE. Participants experience techniques designed to cultivate and develop strong, well-trained, dancers -with an emphasis on producing artists with the versatility, that will allow them to be competitive in any arena of dance.