Emily Seymour, an Australian native born and raised in Sydney, embarked on her dance journey at the prestigious All Starz Performing Arts Studio. Her passion for ballet led her to complete full-time training under the esteemed direction of Tanya Pearson OAM.
In 2013, Emily’s talent caught the attention of Houston Ballet II, where she joined as a member for two years. Subsequently, she became an apprentice with the Houston Ballet Company in 2016. Expanding her horizons, Emily spent a fruitful year with the West Australian Ballet after her time in Houston.
Throughout her career, Emily has had the privilege of working with and performing repertoire by renowned choreographers such as Rafael Bonachela, Marina Mascarell, Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe, Alexander Ekman, Annabelle Lopez Ochea, Melanie Lane, Antony Hamilton, Stanton Welch, George Balanchine, and John Neumeier.
In February 2018, Emily made a significant move by joining the Sydney Dance Company. Her debut with the company took place at the Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris, followed by a triumphant performance in Australia in May 2018. Since then, Emily has been an integral part of the company, showcasing her talent nationally across Australia and internationally.
Emily seamlessly extends her artistry beyond the stage, captivating audiences not only in theatrical performances but also establishing herself as a sought-after figure in the realms of fashion and commercial events. Her impressive portfolio includes notable appearances at Sydney Fashion Week for Bianca Spender, alongside noteworthy brand partnerships with leading names such as LG Australia, Sheridan, Cartier, and ABC, among other prominent collaborations. This unique blend of experiences underscores Emily’s remarkable ability to integrate her artistic expression across diverse mediums.
With a commitment to excellence and a passion for the art of dance, Emily Seymour continues to make a significant impact on the world stage, leaving an indelible mark on the realms of ballet and contemporary dance.