Emma Fernandez


Emma Fernandez began dancing at the age of 6 at Kansas City Ballet. While training with Kansas City Ballet she performed various roles in Todd Bolender’s The Nutcracker including Snow corps and Waltz of the Flowers corps with the corps de ballet of Kansas City Ballet. At the age of 14 she began intensive training at Kansas School of Classical Ballet to receive individual training under the instruction of former Kansas City Ballet Company members Juan Pablo Trujillo and Stefani Schrimpf. While studying at Kansas School of Classical Ballet Emma performed various roles from classical masterworks such as Paquita, Les Sylphides, La Sylphide, La Bayadere, and Sleeping Beauty. Emma has trained at a variety of Summer Intensives including Kansas City Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Kansas School of Classical Ballet, Ballet Austin, and Colorado Ballet. Emma graduated from Butler University in May of 2020 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance Pedagogy. While dancing with Butler Ballet she has performed corps de ballet and soloist roles in The Nutcracker, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and Swan Lake. Emma is currently attending IUPUI as an accelerated nursing student.