Emily Kadow (© Chris Hardy)
Winter Park, Florida
Named a Corps de Ballet member in 2012.
Born in Winter Park, Florida, Emily Kadow trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program, and American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. In 2011 she danced with Ballet du Capitole in France, and in 2012 she joined San Francisco Ballet.
Kadow’s repertory includes Tomasson’s Giselle (Giselle’s Friend, Peasant, and Wili), Nutcracker (Flower and Snowflake), and Criss-Cross; Cranko’s Onegin (Friend); Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spring and Courtier); Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (1st and 3rd movements), Scotch Symphony, and Symphony in Three Movements; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) Kingdom of the Shades, Act II from La Bayadère; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Firebird; and Robbins’ Glass Pieces.
As a guest artist, Kadow danced the Bridesmaid solo from Don Quixote at Youth America Grand Prix “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” Gala in Tampa, Florida, in 2013. She also performed at the 2009 International Ballet Competition Laureate Gala; the 2009 “Peter the Great” Gala, honoring Peter Pestov; the 2008 Youth America Grand Prix “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala; and the 2008 International Ballet Festival of Miami.
Kadow was awarded bronze medals at the Moscow International Ballet Competition and Youth America Grand Prix Finals in 2009 and 2008, respectively.