Xavier sophomore Emma Houser was recently accepted into the Joffrey Ballet School’s Summer Intensive Programs. Emma has been accepted into multiple ballet and jazz programs including: Ballet: NYC Joffrey, Florence, Italy, San Francisco; Joffrey South Ballet Advanced Trainee and Joffrey South Jr. Trainee; Jazz: NYC, Dallas and Joffrey South; Combo Ballet/Jazz: Los Angeles, Miami.
Emma dances with Kate Carol and Company Dance in Iowa City. She is a member of the Impact Company and dances in a Pre-Professional Showcase duet. Last summer she attended ballet intensives in New York City and at Joffrey South. She danced with celebrity Jamal Sims, one of the most sought after choreographer/directors in the industry. In addition to her class instruction and rehearsals, Emma is a teaching assistant at the dance studio. Emma is on Xavier’s Speech Team, Robins Mock Trial Team and is a member of the Spanish, SADD and Key Clubs. Emma is a Xavier Ambassador and is active in the Xavier Drama Department.