Emily Mistretta began her training at Inland Pacific Ballet Academy in Montclair, California. In 2005, Emily attended Boston Ballet’s Summer Dance Program, where she was asked to join the Boston Ballet School and received a tuition scholarship with generous funding from Jack Rugheimer. In 2006, Emily joined Boston Ballet II, and she was promoted to Corps de Ballet in 2008.
Emily was featured in several works throughout her career with Boston Ballet, including; The Sleeping Beauty (Pas de Trois, Little Red, Woodland Glade Fairy), Florence Clerc’s La Bayadere (Tall Gamzatti’s Friend, Small Gamzatti’s Friend, Lead D’jambo), Michel Fokine’s Les Sylphides (Soloist Sylph), Jerome Robbins’ Antique Epigraphs and The Concert, Balanchine’s Jewels, Symphony in C (3rd Movement Soloist), Coppelia, Serenade (Russian Girls), The Four Temperaments, Episodes, Theme and Variations, Divertimento No. 15, Symphony in Three Movements, Jorma Elo’s Elo Experience and Awake Only, Yuri Yanowsky’s Smoke and Mirros, Jeffrey Cirio’s Fremd, Jiří Kylián’s Bella Figura, Wings of Wax, Tar and Feathers and Symphony of Palms, and Alexander Ekman’s Cacti.