– Dancer

Emma Desjardins grew up and began her dance training in Providence, RI. She moved to NY in 1999 to attend Barnard College where she trained and performed with their dance department. After graduating cum laude in 2003, she began her studies at the Merce Cunningham Studio. She became a member of the CDF Repertory Understudy Group in 2004 and was a member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company from January 2006 through December 2011. Emma has been teaching Cunningham Technique since 2009. She has also danced in multiple projects with choreographer Anne Zuerner.