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 Philadelphia Ballet II for the 2018-2019 season, and was promoted to apprentice for the 2020-2021 season.
While with Philadelphia 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®. As an apprentice she has appeared in Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, and the world premiere of Meredith Rainey’s Spillway.