I first took an interest in drama and dance when, my mum took me to my first Ballet and Tap lesson when I was three years old.
It in was 1994 during my time at Scargill Primary School where I found I enjoyed taking part in theatrical productions, and took every opportunity to get involved with the school productions. As time progressed I later became a member of the school country dancing club who performed at local events within the town.
Towards the end of 1998, I joined the Gregory School of Dance, where I continued to train until 2001. While training with the school, I took many examinations in Modern Ballroom dancing and Modern Latin American dancing. In 2001, I competed in my first dance competition at the National Ballroom and Latin Championships at Drayton Manor.
I returned home having won first place in both styles; Ballroom and Latin. My examiner and head judge Mr. Eric Rowland; currently the President of the The Guild Of Professional Teachers Of Dance And Movement To Music and Dramatic Arts; always said, "Emily you are a pleasure to see dance as it's clear you love it as you dance from the heart. You have an amazing talent don't waste it!"
When I reached Kirk Hallam Community Technology College (secondary school) in September 2001, my love for performing continued to grow, so to did my skill. As a result I auditioned for every school play that arose and was eventually invited to join the school Shakespeare Competition Performance team in 2005. This allowed me to compete in the Nottingham Shakespeare Society Competition. During the two years I was with them I won the award for "Best Actress" for my portrayal of Hermia in "A Midsummer Nights Dream" in 2005 and again the following year for my portrayal of Catherine in "The Taming of the Shrew".
In September 2006 I went on to study a Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts at Derby College until I finished in 2008. Whilst at college I was fortunate enough to work with various artists including Sinfonia Viva at one of their concerts as a contemporary dancer in their production "Creation".
After college I began my employment at Disneyland Paris in 2009. Upon my return home I decided to join a local theatre group to get back on stage and enjoy my love of acting and performing again. This was granted in 2010 when I was cast in the Derby Community Theatre production of "Peer Gynt".
I furthered my skills and knowledge of Stanislavski by taking further training with the Derby Academy of Acting in 2010.
In 2011 I made my big screen debut as a background actor in the Bollywood movie "Teri Meri Kahani" by director Kunal Kohli.
Over Christmas 2011, I restarted my dance training by joining the Duesbury Aldred Dance Centre in Stapleford, Nottingham. This prestigious school is run by Robert and Louise Aldred, who are both renowned professional dancers and competition champions. They are also registered teachers with the Imperial Society for Teachers of Dance (ISTD).
In March 2012, I entered into my first competition under Robert and Louise’s guidance, the under 35's pre-bronze Ballroom; and the same category for Latin and Sequence. I came away with three placing’s and went on to compete in further competitions, bringing home Gold in Samba and in Rumba as well as other silver and bronze trophies.
Having completed my first dance exam with Robert and Louise Aldred in May 2012 which consisted of my Social Part One and Social Mixed Part Two exams.
My next dance endeavour came by throwing myself into training for the next lot of competitions and my Bronze grade dance exam. My main aim is to be successful in my dancing ability and be able to qualify to dance at Blackpool. This aim was achieved in 2013 when I competed at the Blackpool Grand Finals.
Having now completed my first screenplay I have started writing my second full feature screenplay. Which will be written for an action film based audience.
In September 2013 I began my university life at the University of Huddersfield, where I studied a Combined Honours in International Business and Creative Writing. I graduated in 2016.
Using both my Performing Arts training and the knowledge and skills I gained from University. I am now the youngest member of the Derby Hippodrome Restoration Trust, where I am responsible for overseeing the Trust's use of its website and online social media presence.
When I am not earning, which is most of the time at the moment due to personal health, I volunteer my time as much as possible through being a Mental Health and Animal Welfare supporter. Recently I have began volunteering with LifeLines. In 2017 I teamed up with Elementz of Couture to raise awareness and funds for the mental health charity, Mind, by taking part in a modelling competition.
Since then I have focused a lot on my modelling and writing on a voluntary basis.
Not only have I been volunteering in those fields I am now an accredited marshal with the Motorsports Association (MSA). In October 2017 I was a marshal at the World Rally Championship (WRC) for the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. In October 2018 I will be marshalling again at the event.