Emily Bass hails from Columbus Ohio where she received her BFA in Dance, graduating Cum-Laude in 2007 from The Ohio State University. There she studied under the esteemed Bebe Miller, Susan Hadley, Karen Bell, and Susan VanPelt Petry, among many other admired educators.

Emily moved to San Francisco post graduation where she taught at the revered Roco Dance and Fitness while choreographing and performing throughout the Bay Area. In 2010, she ventured to New York City where she is now fruitfully continuing her career in dance with The Dance Cartel.