Emmi Salonen is a dancer, singer and actress based in New York City.
Her recent credits include co-starring in Planet Eldorado and Miss Broadway in I Can See Your Voice, both Warner Bros. International Television Production. Featured role in the upcoming TV series Kakarat season 3,ensemble in Döbeln Opera at Alexander Theatre and Eleana/Ensemble role in The Miracle of Christmas at New York's Queens Theatre.
Emmi has graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with a Dance Theatre Conservatory Certificate. During her time at AMDA, she was selected to perform in The Dance Workshop showcase every semester. Emmi began her career in Finland where she was born. Before graduating from the Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet she performed with the company in their world premiere production: the Snowqueen. During her time in Finland Emmi had the honour to work with many successful artists and choreographers.
Emmi also loves to create and choreograph. Her latest work has been seen on Hällä Stage during the Tampere Theatre Festival and in Arktiset Askeleet dance competition. Emmi's choreographies were also chosen to be performed at AMDA in both, The Dance Workshop and her Graduation Showcase. For the umpcomin Summe season, Emmi will choreograph for Mäntyharju Summer Stock for their new musical.
Right after Emmi had arrived in Helsinki, due to pandemic, she was asked to join Espoon Tanssiopisto's dance faculty to take over all tap classes. Emmi was also part of the dance faculty at Lärkkulla Musical and choreographed Harmony Sisters Musical's all tap numbers for summer stock theatre in Mäntyharju. For the Spring season 2021 Emmi was invited to teach ballet at Tampere Conservatory.
Emmi's O1 Artist Visa was approved and she has returned to New York! It has been a good start so far, so stay tuned for this adventure!