EMILY HANSEL is a San Francisco-based dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor. Originally from Rochester, Minnesota, she received her initial training from Minnesota Youth Ballet Academy and Allegro School of Dance. Emily earned a BFA in Dance Performance from the University of South Florida in 2016. There, she performed in works by Ohad Naharin, Alonzo King, Robert Moses, Katie Faulkner, Maurice Causey, Bliss Kohlmyer, Paula Nunez, Andrew Carroll, and Carl Flink, among others. Since then, Emily has performed with The Anata Project, Mark Foehringer Dance Project, Brannigan Dance Works, SOULSKIN Dance, Marika Brussel, and as a guest artist with Robert Moses' Kin. Emily's choreography has been presented at the Joe Goode Annex, Little Boxes Theater, SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, and various venues in Tampa, West Palm Beach, Atlanta, and Paris, France. She has taught dance at ODC, Linda Bulgo's Musical Productions, and Steppin' Out Dance Studio.