Name: Emily Kidd Birthday: 2-23-89
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Last team danced for: University of Louisivlle Ladybirds
Dance Experience: Emily’s dance experince dance career began at age 3. She started training at Dance Techniques, as well as Dance Designs, and Dance Unlimited, winning regional and national titles. She attended Manual High School and was a member of the Manual Dazzlers winning three national titles in Large Varsity Jazz and Large Varsity POM. Her major at Manual was YPAS Dance focusing on Ballet and Modern. After high school she became a University of Louisville Ladybird winning a national title in 2007.
Personal: Emily is very excited to be a Lightning Lady. Dancing to her is more than a sport but, has always been a way of life. When Emily is not dancing she is working or hanging out with her friends and family.
Getting to know EMILY!
What is the most memerable moment in your dance career? Winning the 2008 NDA Collegiate National Championship with the Louisville Ladybird and winning the 2007 NDA High School National Championship my senior year with the Manual Dazzlers.
What three words best describe you? Optimistic, creative, persistant
Hobbies and Interests: Shopping, running, tanning, dancing, choreographing, hanging out with my family and friends, and watching Disney movies.
Favorite TV shows: Dexter, Bad Girls Club, Jersey Shore, Law and Order: SVU
Most prized possession: My heart necklace my mom and dad got me on my sixteenth birthday.
Favorite guilty pleasure: Chocolate covered cherries!
Favorite quote(s): "Beneath the make-up and behind the smile, I am just a girl who wishes for the world." - Marilyn Monroe
What is the best part about being a professional dancer? Being a role model and a face of a professional team.
Favorite movie: Grease, What Women Want, One Fine Day, Pretty Woman, and Little Mermaid
Favorite artist/music group: Colbie Caillat, Goo Goo Dolls, Coldplay