Emily Weitzel


Emily serves as the Director of Musical Theater Dance here at Core Academy.  She developed her Cabaret series here at Core to help develop performing relationships between professional artists and dancers here at Core. Emily is also the director and choreographer of our annual Nutcracker production.

Emily received her Master’s in Dance Education from Temple University. Her training began with David Gallagher of the Academy of Ballet for Children (now Ballet NJ) and continued through college at Drew University where she was a Theater Arts major and (the first!) dance minor at Drew.  There she studied modern, choreography and musical theater dance. While not at Core,  she is a teacher, choreographer and performer in the South Jersey/Philadelphia area, having performed and choreographed for the Ritz Theater, Haddonfield Plays and Players, The Eagle Theater Company,  and The Road Company.