Emma Hodson


Draper Center alum and native of Fairport, NY, Emma Hodson received her principal training from Jamey Leverett and much of the current Draper Center faculty. In 2012, she joined the Rochester City Ballet, where she danced professionally for three seasons. Her most distinguished roles include Clara, Sugar Plum and English Toffee in the Nutcracker, and the Alpine pax de deux at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance international festival.

An accomplished instructor and choreographer, Ms. Hodson joined the Dance Training Center faculty in Greece, NY in 2015, where she teaches all levels of dance, and has staged original works. Coming full-circle, Ms. Hodson returns to her Draper Center roots poised to inspire the next generation of budding artists.