emily tellier is a queer dance artist and educator from Vancouver residing in NYC. Through their work as Lead Actionist and Senior Community Action Manager at Gibney, emily works with young people to prevent violence and promote healthy relationships using dance, and facilitates movement workshops to survivors of gender-based violence and their children at shelters across the city. As a dancer, she works with many companies in New York such as Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup, Movement of the People Dance Company, 277 Dance Project, Summation Dance, Thryn Saxon, and Elisa Schreiber. emily has performed in various festivals and venues including Central Park’s Summerstage, Judson Church, 92nd St. Y, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and Ladies of Hip Hop Festival, to name a few.

Pronouns: They/She

emilyt@gibneydance.org