Emily Jean Jarosz is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. She began her training at Dance Dimensions by Jen Naso studying under Jen Naso Marinis, Kathie Nejman, Nate Allen Smith, and Dee Hillier. Upon graduation, Jarosz decided to futher her dance education at Kent State University where she recieved her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance. There, she trained under Joan Meggitt, Barbara Allegra Verlezza, Kim Karpanty, and Gregory King.
In 2016, Jarosz had the opportunity to study abroad in Bangkok, Thailand as a founding member of the “East Meets West” program. That same year she debuted her choreography at The Movement Project’s “New Works” concert in Cleveland, Ohio. Throughout her tenure at Kent State, Jarosz has had the priviledge to perform with the Kent Dance Ensemble, performin works by L. Taylor Ashton, Silvana Cardell, Catherine Meredith, Jess Pretty, and Ronald K. Brown. While with the ensemble, she has performed at multiple venues including Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Currently Jarosz has relocated to Seattle, Washington to furher pursue her performance career and continue to educate the next generation of dance artists.