Emily Schoen is a Wisconsin-born, New York City-based dancer and choreographer. As a choreographer, she has received the Gibney Dance boo-koo grant for emerging artist in NYC, a Princess Grace Fellowship nomination by METdance in Houston, and an emerging artist residency by the Catskill Mountain Foundation. She was selected as Artist-In-Residence at Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning for their Composer and Choreographer series, and a choreographer-in-residence for (M)mix at Marymount Manhattan College. She has set original works on Santa Barbara Dance Theater, Long Island Dance Projects, METdance in Houston, and students of Skidmore University, Mid-Pacific Institute in Hawaii, East Carolina University and the Hartt School in Connecticut.
Her company, Schoen Movement Company, is a three-time invitee to Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out Festival and has presented original work at Joe's Pub DanceNOW, WestFest Top Floor, Greenspace, Steps on Broadway, and Gibney Dance. In 2016, the company produced two evenings of site-specific dance in active NYC breweries: Rockaway Brewery and Brooklyn Brewery. In 2015, the company produced the mini dance film series: Ten Tiny Dances with the partnership of Nel Shelby Productions. In 2017 Schoen Movement Company secured support from the US State Department and Dance Motion USA / Brooklyn Academy of Music for an international dance collaboration in Tunisia.
As a dancer, Emily has worked with Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, the Metropolitan Opera in works by Doug Varone and Mark Morris, and is a current member of Keigwin + Company. She received her BFA in Dance and BS in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Arizona. Dance Magazine chose Emily as one of their "Top 25 to Watch" in 2011.