Meet The Staff: Emily Rorty

Emily Rorty
Photo Credit: MK Cranford

Name: Emily Rorty

Title: Studio Manager, Bethesda

Hometown: Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey

What do you do for JOMDC: I oversee the day-to-day operations of the Bethesda location and teach youth ballet classes.

Best part about your job: Working with such a passionate and creative group of people

What do you like to do when you’re not working: Working towards becoming a ‘foodie’

Fun fact(s) about yourself: appeared as the ‘Animator’ for Infiniti with Cirque Du Soliel’s Totem during their run in Washington, DC

Favorite dance movie(s): First Position and of course Center Stage

Something you can’t live without: My perfect meal of a delicious sandwich, kettle cooked potato chips, and a coke

What interested you about working at JOMDC: Our mission of “Dance is For Everyone”

Which classes do you like taking at JOMDC: I love Derek Brown’s Jazz and Pop classes and Tammy Hurt or Mane Rebelo-Plaut’s Ballet classes