emily tellier (they/them) is a queer nonbinary multi-disciplinary artist and arts educator originally from north vancouver, currently based in new york city. they have performed in various festivals and venues including central park’s summerstage, judson church, 92nd st. y, the 2010 winter olympic games, new york city center, ladies of hip hop festival, and the vancouver international dance festival, to name a few. emily has worked with many companies in new york and vancouver such as stefanie nelson dancegroup, movement of the people dance company, 277 dance project, summation dance, thryn saxon, elisa schreiber, and heather laura gray. they can also be seen in ingrid michaelsonʼs music video for her platinum single, celebrate, choreographed by stacey tookey. through their work as senior community action manager at gibney, emily works with young people to prevent violence and promote healthy relationships using dance, and facilitates movement workshops to survivors of gender-based violence and their children at shelters across new york city.
photos by Stephen K. Mack
direction, film, + editing by Nicole Philippidis at 277films.com