Ms. Emory-Maier is Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement at BalletMet. Over the past 16 years her work has reached thousands of school-age children and adults through in-school residencies, professional development, dance access and performance viewing programs. Ambre is also the Associate Director for BalletMet 2. She has reconstructed dozens of dances from Labanotation scores including working with foundations and choreographers such as Donald McKayle, best known for creating socially conscious concert works during the 1950s and ’60s; ©The George Balanchine Trust; and the Martha Graham Dance company. She is a transmitter of internationally-recognized choreographer and BalletMet artistic director Edwaard Liang’s work.
Ms. Emory-Maier holds an MFA in Choreography and Performance, an MA in Dance Reconstruction and Directing and a BA in Communications. She is certified by The Dance Notation Bureau to teach Labanotation and has an ERYT-500 yoga teacher certification. Emory-Maier has presented internationally and nationally at many conferences such as NDEO, Dance Studies Association, and the International Council for Kinetography Laban. Her most recent article, a review of Dr. Martha Eddy’s book “Mindful Movement: The Evolution of the Somatics Arts and Conscious Action” was published in Somatics Magazine in 2020.
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