EMMA KEMPSON

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Emma Kempson, originally from Los Angeles California, is thrilled to be in her first season with Giordano Dance Chicago as a company member of Giordano II. Emma attended the State University of New York at Purchase College and was selected to study abroad in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. In 2021 she graduated Summa Cum Laude, receiving her BFA in Dance and Minor in Arts Management. Over the years Emma has choreographed many of her works and has been fortunate enough to train under the direction of / perform works by Olivia Ancona, Peter Chu, Francisco Gella, Ohad Naharin and several other well renowned artists. In addition, she has traveled worldwide for dance intensives including Joffrey (Chicago), Orsolina 28 (Italy), Share (Paris), and Alonzo King Lines (San Francisco). She is excited to celebrate the 60th season of Giordano Dance Chicago!