Popular Choice: Colin Oraskovich,
CBS 3 Duluth Morning Meteorologist
Judges’ Choice: Mel Winkler, Director of Corporate & Therapeutic Foster Care,
Northwood Children’s Services
To see who won what other awards, click on Performances/Celebrity Dance Challenge.
Thursday, April 26
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Depot Great Hall
$45 presale/$50 at door
Sample wines and craft-brewed beers, nibble on hors d’oeuvres provided by some of the area’s finest restaurants, and in the silent and live auctions bid on all sorts of merchandise, special opportunities, and gift baskets.Read More
Emma, a native of Austin, Texas, has done the majority of her training with Radenko Pavlovich. She pursued additional summer training on scholarship at the Harid Conservatory and the Kirov Academy. She was a Finalist at the World Ballet Competitions in 2010 and 2011, a Boston International Ballet Competition Finalist in 2011, a YAGP New York Finalist in 2012, and a YAGP Top 12 Regional Finalist in 2011 and 2012. In 2012 she received honorable mention in the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts’ YoungArts competition. From 2012-2014, Emma was a member the Colorado Ballet studio company, where she performed roles in Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella, among others. From 2014 to 2016, she was a member of Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina and performed roles such as Pas de Trois and Pas de Quatre in Swan Lake, “Waltz of the Snowflakes” Pas and Arabian in The Nutcracker, and Diana and Acteon in La Esmeralda. Emma performed the role of Belle in Charleston City Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast as a part of the Piccolo Spoleto festival in 2015 and has been invited to perform as a guest artist and in galas across the Southeast. For the Minnesota Ballet she has danced such roles as Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker and The Firebird.