Emily Duggins Ehling is a St. Louis based dance artist and educator. She received her BA in Dance and Psychology from Washington University in 2018. Since then, she has choreographed works for MADCO 2, The Big Muddy Dance Company Convergence Trainees, and Consuming Kinetics Dance Company, in addition to her own independent premieres, of which give and take care is the third. Her digital work has been shown through Resilience Dance Company, where she has been a company member since 2019. Her choreography has been shown at the USITT Lighting Design for Dance Competition, the Exchange Choreography Festival, the Missouri Dance Organization Annual Conference, and the CommUNITY Arts Festival. Prior to dancing with Resilience Dance Company, Emily danced with MADCO 2, The Slaughter Project, and Black Irish Contemporary Hip Hop Company. Emily’s third passion within dance is teaching. She directs the dance program at Arts in Motion in Brentwood, where she primarily teaches modern dance and creative movement and loves sharing joy through movement with her students.