Emily Barasch is a Los Angeles based choreographer, dance teacher, and performer working across mediums of dance, performance, and text. Emily has received support and residencies from Atelier Real and Forum Dança in Lisbon, Portugal, Ponderosa Art Centre in Stolzhagen, Germany, and the PReS Residency in Kassel, Germany. She is the recipient of the James A. Doolittle Award and the Fine Arts Trust Award from UCLA’s department of World Arts and Culture/Dance. Her work has been presented at Highways Performance Space, The Electric Lodge, Highways Performance Space, Eden’s Expressway, BAX, Triskelion Arts, Her work as been presented internationally In Kassel, Germany at the Halle 2, at the Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon, Portugal, and at the Stockholm Fringe Festival. She has taught Dance Composition, Improvisation, World Dance History, and Art as Social Action at UCLA’s department of World Arts and Culture/Dance. Emily has also given workshops on Writing for Dance classes and Improvisation at Sozo Visions in Motion in Germany. Emily holds a BA in Dance and Sociology from Tulane University and an MFA in Choreography from UCLA’s World Arts and Culture/Dance.