Emma Tessien

Director of Performance Team and Dance Instructor

Emma has been dancing since the age of 2 and is a VDP alumni. She danced at the studio for 6 years and graduated in 2015.

While dancing at VDP, she competed in any and all dance styles including tap, jazz, lyrical and hip hop. Emma was a 3 time regional champion as a tap soloist as well as a regional and national champion with her competition team here at VDP. She was also invited to compete at worlds with her VDP competition team in 2011. Emma joined the VDP teaching staff in 2020.

Emma recently graduated from the University of Kansas. She was captain of her competition team her sophomore year through senior year and assisted at the studio all throughout her time here at the studio. Emma loves taking on a leadership role and has always had a goal of coming back to teach here at VDP.