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Emily Carrico

Emily Carrico was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky,
and received her classical ballet training from Kentucky Ballet
Theatre Academy, The HARID Conservatory and The Art of
Classical Ballet. She has danced professionally with Kentucky
Ballet Theatre, Columbia City Ballet and currently with Atlanta
Ballet. Carrico feels fortunate to have performed principal and
soloist roles, such as Coco Chanel in Annabell Lopez
Ochoa’s Coco Chanel: Life of a Fashion Icon, Kitri, Mercedes,
and Queen of Dryads in Yuri Possokhov’s Don Quixote, the Sylph
in Johan Kobborg’s La Sylphide (2019, 2023), and Marie in Yuri
Possokhov’s The Nutcracker. Along with dancing many other
classical ballets, she has performed works by Helgi Tomasson,
Mark Morris, George Balanchine, Liam Scarlett, Stanton Welch,
Dwight Rhoden, Ricardo Amarante, Yury Yanowski, John McFall,
Craig Davidson, Max Petrov, Claudia Schreier and Mark Godden.
In May of 2019, she was named Dance Magazine’s dancer “on
the rise.” Aside from dancing, Carrico is very passionate about
teaching ballet and has been a part of the Atlanta Ballet Summer
Intensive faculty for four consecutive years.

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