“Emily Bufferd continues to impact the New York dance scene.” – Examiner.com
A producer, choreographer, teacher, and performer, Emily Bufferd is the Producer of The Young Choreographer’s Festival, an annual event held in NYC presenting the most up-and-coming 18-25 year old choreographers, described by Dance Spirit Magazine as, ”The perfect way to get inspired.”. She is currently on Faculty for the Joffrey Ballet School’s Ballet and Jazz&Contemporary Trainee Programs, The Annual Teacher Workshop presented by The Pulse On Tour, Peridance Capezio Center, and Guest Faculty at NYC’s Broadway Dance Center. She has also taught at The Ailey Extension in NYC, World Dance Movement – The International Workshop in Switzerland, Jazz on Tap – Atlanta, The Eglevsky Ballet, and First-Act in 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, among others. Described as, “technically superb and amazingly emotive.” -Examiner.com, and “a display of versatility…” -The DancEnthusiast, it has also been commissioned for dance companies and private studios around the country and abroad.
Emily has been featured by Dance Spirit, Dance Informa, and Dance Mogul Magazine, as well as on the television show Inside NYC Dance for her work with The Young Choreographer’s Festival and as a dancer/choreographer. “Emily Bufferd, the festival producer, did an outstanding job of collecting the talent for this showcase of young voices.” – Dance Informa.
Emily has served on the selection committees for the Dumbo Dance Festival and Wave Rising Series (2010-2016), as a guest host for the Hatch Presenting Series at Jennifer Muller/The Works Studio, and is the former Co-Producer of APAP at Peridance. As a dancer, 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 had the pleasure of working with choreographers 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 at venues such as Teatro Galileo in Madrid, Spain, Carnegie Hall, The Kravis Center, Lincoln Center, Hollywood PAC, and The Variety Arts Theater, and has appeared in print and online media for World Dance Movement, The Ailey Extension and Broadway Dance Center. Emily can currently be found working on upcoming projects and teaching in NYC. Visit Emily online at www.EmilyBufferd.com.