“Emily Bufferd continues to impact the New York dance scene.” – Examiner.com

A choreographer, teacher, and performer, Emily Bufferd is the Producer of The Young Choreographer’s Festival. She is currently on Faculty for the Joffrey Ballet School’s Ballet and Jazz&Contemporary Trainee Programs, and The Annual Teacher Workshop (presented by The Pulse On Tour). She has taught at Broadway Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, The Ailey Extension, World Dance Movement – The International Workshop (Switzerland), Jazz On Tap (Atlanta), The Eglevsky Ballet, and First-Act (Paris), among others.

Emily’s concert choreography (BEings dance) has been presented at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joyce SoHo, Symphony Space, the 92nd St. Y, New York Moves, The Giving Tree Benefit for St. Jude, The Showcase Series presented by :pushing progress, The Choreographer’s Canvas, The Gershwin Hotel, The Elan Summer Dance Festival, and Boston Contemporary Dance Festival. Her work has been described as, “technically superb and amazingly emotive.” - Examiner.com, and “a display of versatility…” -The DancEnthusiast.

Emily's work with The Young Choreographer's Festival has been featured on NYC Dance, described by Dance Spirit Magazine as, ”The perfect way to get inspired," and praised by Dance Informa, “Emily Bufferd, the festival producer, did an outstanding job of collecting the talent for this showcase of young voices."

Emily has served on the selection committees for the Dumbo Dance Festival, and Wave Rising Series, and as a guest host for the Hatch Presenting Series at Jennifer Muller/The Works Studio.

Emily has been on The View with recording artist Outkast, The 2013 Beanstalk Foundation Event, World Dance Movement Gala (Jason Parsons), Carnival/Choreographer’s Ball, and the International Dance Festival (Tracie Stanfield).

Emily has worked with Michèle Assaf, Sheila Barker, Bruno Collinet, Eva Lopez Crevillen (assistant to Nacho Duato), Ginger Cox, Pam Chancey, and Shelly Hutchinson, among others. She has performed in Madrid, Spain; at Carnegie Hall, The Kravis Center, Lincoln Center, Hollywood PAC, and The Variety Arts Theater. She can be seen in print and online media for World Dance Movement, The Ailey Extension and Broadway Dance Center.

Visit Emily online at www.EmilyBufferd.com.