Emma Gassett is a professional dancer, singer, actress, and choreographer based out of New York City. Originally from St. Louis, Emma continued her training at Oklahoma City University, where she earned her Bachelor of Performing Arts in Dance Performance. Most recently, Emma worked with five-time Tony Award Winner, Susan Stroman, on the brand-new musical, “Marie, Dancing Still,” which premiered at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, WA. Emma has performed alongside industry legends, Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune in the Centennial Gala at The Muny in St. Louis, MO. Additionally, she has starred as Louise in "Carousel," directed by Broadway’s Ken Page. Other credits include performing in “Gypsy of The Year” at the New Amsterdam Theatre and in many other regional shows across the country. In TV/Film, Emma can be seen starring in episode four of the NYC web series, “Living the Dream.”
Emma is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Triple Threat Training Ground, an educational theater company based in Long Island, NY, whose mission is to make superior training in the arts accessible to all. As a choreographer, Emma had the
privilege of choreographing a contemporary solo for Team USA that competed at the
2017 International Dance Organization’s World Championships in Poland. In 2018, Emma won a Industry Dance Award for her work in co-choregraphing a production number that took the title of “Best Musical Theater/Novelty/Character Performance.”
While pursuing her own performance and choreographic career, Emma continues to be an advocate for the arts.