Emily Fauci

Emily Fauci

Emily grew up in Highland, NY and began her dance training at New Paltz School of Ballet in New Paltz, New York under the direction of Peter Naumann and Lisa Chalmers-Naumann. She was involved in many productions of “The Nutcracker” with New Paltz Ballet Theatre in which she performed numerous roles including the main character, “Marie.”

Emily has attended numerous summer programs including Saratoga Summer Dance Intensive and New York State Summer School of the Arts, each lasting 4 weeks in Saratoga, New York. At the age of sixteen Emily was accepted into Miami City Ballet’s 5 week summer intensive in Miami, Florida. During those five weeks, she trained under the direction of the Artistic Director of the Company, Edward Villella as well as Carter Alexander Smith, Geta Constantinescu, , and numerous Principal Dancers of Miami City Ballet. At the end of the first week of the intensive she was offered a position to train as an advanced student in their winter term on a 50 percent merit scholarship.

Emily danced with Miami City Ballet School for two years. During that time she was invited to train in their Pre-Professional division which opened up more performance opportunities. In spring of 2011, she debuted in a soloist role in Bournonville’s “Pas de Six” as well as Corps de Ballet roles in Balanchine’s “Snow”, “Flowers”, and Bournonville’s “La Sylphide”. She also debuted in a Demi-Soloist role in Balanchine’s “Serenade” in her senior showcase in Spring of 2012. During this time, Emily received her High School Diploma from Miami Beach Senior High School.

Immediately after graduating, Emily was offered an Apprenticeship with Richmond Ballet. During her two years there she debuted Corp de Ballet roles in productions of “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, “Realm of Light”, “Serenade”, and “Cinderella”. She also debuted in Soloist and Principal roles in productions of “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, “Realm of Light”, and “Les Apparitions”. In the summer of 2014, Emily attended her last summer intensive with Charlotte Ballet in Charlotte, North Carolina on a full Merit Scholarship. In the fall of 2014 she had surgery on her foot to repair an injury in her left tendon. Due to this injury, she now has taken her career path to teaching dance as well as working full time as an Administrative Assistant at Dreyer Law Offices, PLLC in Newburgh, New York.