Emily Tankersley is a graduate of Towson University where she earned her BFA in Dance Performance.  Upon graduating from Towson, Emily went on to study Dance/Movement Therapy at Drexel University earning a Master’s of Arts degree.  Emily worked for several years along side of mental health professionals using Dance Therapy as a healing art.  Currently, Emily is a dance educator at the Bryn Mawr School for Girls in Baltimore where she has taught and directed the Upper School Dance Company for 14 years.  As an eleven year member of The Collective, Emily has had the privilege to have her choreography presented at the BMA, John’s Hopkins, Theatre Project, Towson University, EMC and Artscape.  When not dancing and teaching, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband Brian and their two sons, Jared and Avery. 

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