Emma Slater

Upper body shot
 
EthnicityWhite/ Caucasian
NationalityBritish
Date of Birth / Age1988
CitizenshipBritish
Imigrational Status
in the U.S.
Working Visa
Hair ColorBlonde
Hair LengthLong
Eye ColorDark Brown
Height5' 5"
 
LanguagesEnglish
CityLos Angeles
StateCA

Emma Slater

Originally from England, Emma has been performing onstage and in Television/Film since the age of 16. At an early age she began competing in Ballroom and Latin, becoming United Kingdom Latin American Champion and British Latin American Champion. Her Career highlights include ‘Sophie’s Friend’ in ‘Mamma Mia! The Movie’, ITV hit television series ‘Popstar to Operastar’, Choreographing partnership sequence for Usher’s ‘Scream performance ‘ at the American Billboard awards in Las Vegas and ‘Burn the Floor on Broadway’ at the Long Acre Theatre, NYC. Emma now joins Season 14 of ABC’s smash competition series ‘Dancing with the Stars’ as a member of the highly regarded “Troupe.”

Early in her career, Slater was featured in George Michael’s popular “Round Here” music video as well as Lilia Kopylova’s fitness program, Latinasize with Lilia. In 2005, at just 16 years old, she toured the United Kingdom (including London’s West End), the United Arab Emirates and South Africa with the renowned production Simply Ballroom. Later that year, she and her partner won the 2005 British Under 21 Latin American Championship in Blackpool, England. Now representing England at all levels and ranked in the world’s Top 20, Slater followed this success by winning the 2006 United Kingdom Under 21 Latin American Championships in Bournemouth, England, and by appearing on Strictly Come Dancing: South Africa.
In 2007, Slater was featured in Universal Pictures’ big screen adaptation of the hit stage musical Mamma Mia!, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth. She can also be heard on the film’s Grammy®-winning soundtrack.
Slater joined the cast of Dirty Dancing at the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End, directed by James Powell. Not only was she a featured Latin dancer, she understudied and performed the principal role of Lisa “Baby” Houseman.
Slater continued her stay in London’s West End with the shows ‘Cheek to Cheek’ at The Coliseum and ‘Latin Fever’ at The Peacock Theatre, West End, and Symphony Hall, Birmingham. In 2009, she joined the world renowned show ‘Burn The Floor’ for its tour of China and later starred in the show’s Broadway incarnation. She then continued to tour with ‘Burn the floor’ for the next 2 years. Next, Slater appeared on ITV1’s Popstars to Operastars three times, becoming the program’s ballroom advisor, before touring the world with Burn the Floor (including stops in Australia, Japan, South Korea, Canada, New Zealand, the United States of America, Belgium and Holland).
Emma has recently been featured in the show ‘Dancing With The Stars live in Las Vegas’ at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino.
Emma became a Pro dancer on season 17 of Dancing With The Stars with comedian. Bill Engvall.

Fun Facts:

My favorite food are Bananas, favorite drink is French vanilla coffee!
I’m good at waking up in the morning (very talkative!)
Love messing about with clothes and make up, I feel its a form of expressing yourself on a day to day basis :)