Emily McGinnis is from Kennesaw Georgia and has danced with Susan Beebe since AABD opened. Emily has danced since she was three years old through her senior year of high school. During this time Emily completed the ABT National Traning Exam earning honors. While dancing at AABD, Emily performed the roles of Dew Drop in the Nutcracker, and in her senior year she performed in the Little Mermaid as the Little Mermaid. Emily also has a passion for musical theatre and performed in Into the Woods Jr. (as Little Red), Elf Jr. (as Michael), and Mary Poppins Jr. (as Jane Banks).
Emily graduated Cornerstone Preparatory Academy with distinction in 2019 and is now a sophomore attending Kennesaw State University. Emily is now enjoying assisting and teaching ballet dancers at Atlanta Academy of Ballet and Dance while attending KSU. Since Emily is not pursuing dance professionally, being able to teach has been a way to keep dance in her life so it is very special to her. Emily loves being able to influence and inspire kids to work hard and love what they do. Emily cannot wait to see where she is lead in these next steps of life and hopes to combine all of her passions into something that she loves to do.