Emily Horowitz, a Raleigh native, received her training at The Raleigh School of Ballet as a member of the professional division and the affiliate performance company, Raleigh Dance Theatre, before graduating in 2017. During that time, she spent summers training at San Francisco Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, American Repertory Ballet, and American Dance Festival. She then continued her education at Butler University in Indianapolis where she received her bachelor of arts in dance pedagogy and a minor in psychology. Since then, Emily has moved back to Raleigh and now teaches at multiple studios in the Triangle, performs with Black Box Dance Theater as a company dancer, and continues to pursue one of her favorite elements of dance: choreography. She has recently created numerous contemporary solos for Youth American Grand Prix and had the honor of showcasing her most recent group piece at the Regional Dance America festival at Daytona Beach in 2022.