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Emily Bufferd

Emily Bufferd is the Producer of The Young Choreographer's Festival, an annual event in NYC presenting the most up-and-coming 18-25yr old choreographers, described by Dance Spirit Magazine as, "The perfect way to get inspired." An Educator in NYC at Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, and Steps Youth Programs, she has taught at The Ailey Extension, Peridance Capezio Center, World Dance Movement - The International Workshop in Switzerland, The University of Alabama, Jazz on Tap - Atlanta, The Eglevsky Ballet, First-Act in Paris, Dance Centre Orebro in Sweden, Aurora Dance School in Malaysia, Google Headquarters, 360 Dance Festival, Joffrey Ballet School, and The Annual Teacher Workshop presented by The Pulse On Tour, among others.

Emily has been featured by Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit, Dance Informa, Dance Mogul Magazine, Dance Studio Life Magazine, The Dance Podcast, and the television show Inside NYC Dance. She has been a contributing writer for Discount Dance Supply's Blog, DanceLife, and Apolla Performance's Blog, The Muse.

As the Choreographer for "Made to Dance in Burning Buildings" presented by The Public Theater at Joe's Pub, OnStageBlog.com said, "The show was choreographed brilliantly...". Emily's concert choreography (BEings) has been presented at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joyce SoHo, Symphony Space, the 92nd St. Y, New York Moves, The Giving Tree Benefit Shows, The Showcase Series, The Choreographer's Canvas, The Elan Summer Dance Festival, and Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, among others. Described as, "technically superb and amazingly emotive." -Examiner.com, and "a display of versatility..." -The DancEnthusiast. Her award winning work continues to be commissioned by dance companies and private studios around the country and abroad.

Emily has served on the selection panel for Dumbo Dance Festival/Wave Rising Series/SoloDuo Festival (2010-2021), as a guest host for the Hatch Presenting Series at The Works Studio, and is the former Co-Producer of APAP at Peridance. She was the Production Coordinator for Director Wes Veldink for Aimee G. Spring Line, and Assistant Choreographer to Pascal Rekoert for Berenik's Fashion Week presentation.

Emily has performed at venues such as Teatro Galileo(Spain), Carnegie Hall, The Kravis Center, and Lincoln Center, was featured in the documentary The 20Something Project, The View with recording artist Outkast, and The Beanstalk Foundation/Michele Assaf, among others.

Visit Emily online at www.EmilyBufferd.com. IG @ebufferd