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Warm, quick to laugh, and optimistic, Emma Benson is a 'class clown' who grew up in Bedford, New Hampshire, and is a New England girl at heart. She has one little sister, two supportive parents, and two equally supportive labradoodles. As a kid, Emma loved to perform so much that one time she sang 'The Sun'll Come out Tomorrow' at a wedding between two fourth graders, which she was also officiating. (Let the record show, they had NOT asked her to sing, and she severely annoyed the bride.) 

 

Since graduating from Shenandoah Conservatory in 2018, Emma has worked on three national tours, a number of regional contracts, workshops with the Broadway team for 'Mrs Doubtfire', and belting 80s rock with Syd Norman's Pourhouse onboard Norwegian Cruiselines.

Outside of performing, Emma is passionate about:

  • True Crime

  • Dessert

  • Fitness

  • Rent the Runway

  • Podcasts

  • Travel

  • Law and Order SVU

  • SNL

  • Italian Food

  • Theme parties

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About me
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Principal Singer - (Norwegian Cruise Line)
Bebe (A Chorus Line)
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Ensemble (Holiday Inn)
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Hot Box Girl (Guys and Dolls)
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Suzy Cupcake (Elf on the Shelf)
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Ensemble (Something Rotten!)
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Mrs. Claus (Rudolph)
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Alison (Beehive)
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Emma Benson:
Actors Equity Member

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Emma has officially taken her AEA card in 2024!

Holiday Inn: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

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This holiday season, Emma was shaking the blues away in South Carolina in 'Holiday Inn'. She's danced in the ensemble (choreography by David Grindrod) while understudying the principal character, Louise.

Norwegian Cruiselines

Emma made her maritime debut belting 80's rock with Syd Norman's Pourhouse on the Norwegian Prima! The band does 7 sets a week and are wowing audiences from the Atlantic to the Caribbean!

While onboard, Emma participated in many performance opportunities, including belting out her Broadway favorites in the Prima theater's weekly 'Cross the Pond Cabaret'.

Comedy Web series

Teaching

Current Classes:

The Studio in New Canaan CT:

  • Beginner Tap

  • Beginner Tap/Jazz

  • Intermediate Tap/Jazz

Rising Stars Performing Arts in Norwalk CT

  • Core Fusion and Technique

  • Musical Theatre Mock Audition Class

Emma Benson is also a teacher

Emma is available for teaching, coaching, and one on ones with students in the New York or Connecticut area. She specializes in musical theatre dance styles, pre college coaching, material selection, and working with enthusiastic students hoping to pursue a career in the arts.

Email emmabenson603@gmail.com for bookings!

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If you want to reach Emma:
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