EMIE HUGHES is a visual artist, jewelry-maker, and choreographer living in West Chester, PA. She graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts from Dickinson College, where she won the Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize in Creative Arts. After graduating, she lived and worked in NYC for 6 years.
Her dance works have been presented at Triskelion Arts, the 2017 EstroGenius Festival, Brandywine River Museum, Dixon Place, FiveMyles Gallery, Bowery Poetry Club, The Living Gallery, Women in Motion’s Fall and Spring Salons, among many others. In 2015, a series of her paintings was included in a performance evening at Rabbithole Gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
During her dancing career, Emie has performed in the works of Sarah Skaggs, Yanira Castro, Emily Wexler, Dawn Springer, KK Apple, Helen Simoneau, and Ayano Elson, in venues including Danspace Project, River to River Festival at Federal Hall, Terminal 5, and Gibney Dance.
Emie has previously held positions at NYU Tisch (Development Associate), Danspace Project (Box Office Manager), human future dance corps/DD Dorvillier (Production Assistant), and iLAND Art/Jennifer Monson (Intern). She occasionally guest teaches at the University of Hartford.