Emily Garcia

Associate Director of Outreach Programs

(505) 557-6034
Emily is the daughter of a drama professor/playwright and grew up acting in children’s theatre and college productions. Her dance training began in college at the University of New Mexico, where she studied flamenco, ballet, and modern dance. During her college studies, she traveled to Urbino, Italy for a semester abroad with SUNY New Paltz focusing on the techniques of Graham and Horton. She graduated from UNM in 2001 with honors, receiving a B.A. in Theatre and Dance. After graduation, Emily relocated to Santa Fe and began dancing with Murray Spalding Movement Arts. She became an instructor for NDI New Mexico in 2002. Over the years, Emily has worked in many different areas of the organization as NDI New Mexico continued to grow. In addition to her current role as Associate Director of Outreach, Emily has served as Santa Fe Outreach Artistic Director, Residency Artistic Director and the Director of the Wallis Annenberg Santa Fe Summer Institute.