Emily Rudolph received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Long Island University, an award-winning theater program receiving recognition at the Kennedy Center and Scotland Fringe Festival. She is a Kennedy Center Irene Ryan Award nominee, spending over a decade in the New York City theater, film and TV (national & international) circuit.
Her professional training is comprised of ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and musical theater dance (Broadway Dance Center and Steps On Broadway). Theater performance was developed under the training of David Hugo (Les Miserables, Broadway), Maria Porter (Suzuki Training, NYC), Ryan Karels (Upright Citizens Brigade, NYC), Rick DesRoches (The Public Theater, NYC), Jon Fraser (Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship Winner, NYC), Michael Gugliotti (NBC Universal, NYC), and many more. She has studied and played violin, viola, and piano since childhood.
She is thrilled to return to her roots in the Roanoke Valley and can be seen participating in various theater and music opportunities locally. Most recently she has been involved in Oliver! and Cabaret at Showtimers Theater. She continues to work with a NYC company as an on-air talent for their video series and is looking forward to future endeavors within the Roanoke Valley.