Emily Wiseman, originally from New Hope, Pennsylvania, grew up training in ballet, jazz, modern, and contemporary under Janet Mangiaracina, Victoria Szeplaki, Pamela Levy, and Mark and Melissa Roxey. At the age of 16, she studied at the American Academy of Ballet Summer School of Excellence with a scholarship. Upon graduation, she moved to Dallas, TX where she trained year-round with the Joffrey Ballet School under the direction of Zach Ingram, Jaclyn Sartore, and Thelma Flores. In 2020, she was offered a traineeship with Avant Chamber Ballet, where she performed with the professional company in roles such as Spanish and Waltz of the Flowers in the Nutcracker at Moody Performance Hall. In the summer of 2021, she moved to Ohio to work with the Cleveland Ballet as a trainee under the direction of Gladisa Guadalupe. She danced there for 2 years, performing various corps de ballet roles with the professional company in Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Swan Lake at
Playhouse Square. Emily is excited to be joining NEBT this season!