Emily is a New York City based performer. She is adopted from China and was raised by her loving mother in Columbus, Ohio where she started dancing competitively. After moving to the city, she made her Broadway debut at the age of 20 in "The King and I" at Lincoln Center Theater with direction by Bartlett Sher. Emily most recently can be spotted dancing and singing in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new movie “Tick Tick...Boom!” with choreography by Ryan Heffington. Emily also recently performed at the world renowned Kennedy Center in their 50th anniversary concert, singing with Common and Kelly Marie Tran. This live concert also aired on PBS. Emily has had the honor of being in the original casts of both the world premiere of David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s “Soft Power” and their NY premiere at The Public Theater. She can also be heard on the “Soft Power” original cast recording that is nominated for a 2021 Grammy award. Additionally, Emily has toured the country as an original cast member of the “Miss Saigon” first national tour. Emily has appeared dancing on many popular TV shows such as Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," ABC's "Good Morning America," Spike TV's "Lip Sync Battle,'' and multiple episodes of NBC's "Saturday Night Live." She has had the pleasure of performing with celebrities such as Jimmy Fallon, Josh Groban, Kevin Hart, Neon Trees, John Krasinski, and LLCoolJ. Emily can also be found around the city dancing on multiple Broadway Dance Center advertisements and is represented by Clear Talent Group.