Emerson is a Brazilian dancer born in Salvador/Bahia. He began his studies when he was 14 years old at the Ebateca Ballet School. In 2012, he joined the select group of dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet School in Brazil where he graduated after his studies in Contemporary Dance. Upon graduation he was invited to do a cultural exchange in Chicago, where he studied and worked with the State Street Dance Company where he was a soloist of classical and contemporary.
In 2014, he received scholarship awards to Miami City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, Brussel International Dance School, State Street Dance Geneva and Alvin Ailey Dance School where he attended for a year.
He performed with the Dance Brazil Company during their international tour in the United States and Canada in 2015.
In 2016 he joined the Ballet Company of Rio de Janeiro as soloist dancer.
This is his first season at Mystic Ballet 2.