Shoreline by Simon Birch


As a dancer Emily’s performance work includes ensemble work, traditional contemporary works, children’s dance theatre, physical theatre, & film works. An experienced site-based performer, regularly seen in gardens, galleries, & on the & on the water.

She has toured extensively in the UK, performed in Northern Ireland & toured internationally to the USA.

Emily uses her physicality, technical strength, imaginative & attentive nature to bring ideas to life with her sensitive & deeply expressive performance capabilities, connecting with audiences of any age.


2018 & 2017
WildWorks 100: UnEarth Main cast as 'Hestia'
Rosemary Lee Passage for Par
Simon Birch Dance Shoreline, Prideaux Angels
Brett Harvey Wavering Down (film)
Kuldip Singh-Barmi Three Free

2016 & more
Agnieszka Blonksa At the End of the Line
Kneehigh Theatre / Tom Jackson Greaves Run for Your Life
Brett Harvey For My Sister (film) 
Freefall Dance work by Yael Flexer, Simon Birch
Brett Harvey DiSPLACMENT (film)  
Kneehigh Theatre Don John 
Cscape All productions 2007-2014
Gecko Theatre Theatre of Science
Motionhouse Road to the Beach


Training &

In 2017 Emily was awarded funding from Arts Council England (Grants for the Arts) & British Council (Artists’ International Development Fund) for a self-designed series of activity to research, reflect & refresh her artistic practice.

Bryony Kimmings London – Spring Workshop Week 2018
Theo Clinkard Company Dance4 – 3 weeks shadowing & learning rep of This Bright Field 2017
PRODA Norway Oslo – Professional class with Jon Filip Fahlstrøm 2017
Gaga Dancers Belgium – European Intensive with Doron Raz Avraham & Yaara Moses 2017
Punchdrunk Fallow Cross, London – One day site-based devising workshop with Maxine Doyle 2017
TripSpace London – Professional class with Lea Tirabasso 2017
Theo Clinkard AMATA, Cornwall - Freefall Masterclass Absorbed in Action 2016
Impulstanz Festival Vienna – Week long workshops The Playful Body & Ultima Vez Rep with Laura Aris 2015
Wired Aerial The Higher Space – Weekend bungee assisted dance workshop with Wendy Hesketh 2014
DV8 Cornwall - a one day workshop led by Director Lloyd Newson