Emily Seymour began her dance studies at the Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy and All Starz Performing Arts Studio, in Sydney, Australia.
After placing as a finalist in the Youth America Grand Prix in 2012, Emily joined the Houston Ballet II at age 16. She was a member of Houston Ballet II for two years and joined the Houston Ballet Company as an Apprentice in 2016.
While in Houston, Emily performed in ballets including Stanton Welch’s Time to Dance, Fingerprints, Raymonda, Giselle, La Bayadere, Brigade, Swan Lake, Blue, A Dance in the Garden of Mirth and Romeo & Juliet; Alexander Ekman’s Cacti; John Neumeier’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty; George Balanchine’s Serenade, Allegro Brilliante; Harold Lander’s Etudes, David Lichine’s Graduation Ball; David Bentley’s Aladdin; Ilya Kozadayev’s Molto Expressivo; and Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story Suite.
Emily joined the West Australian Ballet as a Young Artist, where she performed works by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and many more.
Emily joined Sydney Dance Company in February 2018 and her first performance with the Company was at the Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris, followed by Sydney Dance Company’s European Spring Tour.