Emily Laird, originally from Detroit, Michigan, is a freelance dance artist based in Phoenix, Arizona. Since receiving her BFA in dance performance from Arizona State University, Emily has been creating and performing movement-based work around the valley. Emily has danced professionally with Eileen Standley, Michael Spencer Phillips, and Jordan Daniels. Additionally, Emily has performed at the Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out stage and participated in a movement residency with Zoe Scofield. This is Emily’s fourth season with CONDER/dance and she looks forward to continuing to create work with the company.