Emily Spearing (she/her), from London Ontario, received her education at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Upon graduating, Spearing worked as a freelance dancer for various companies, collectives and independent choreographers in Toronto and Halifax. She then went on to attend the post-graduate International Choreographic Exchange Program at Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD). After completing the program she was invited for a year long Artistic Residency at SEAD where she also worked as rehearsal director for the academy. Emily has been able to present her works at New Faces New Dances Festival, Dance Ontario’s Dance Weekend, Dance Works Co-Works, Edmonton’s NextFest, New Blue Dance Festival and London Fringe Festival.