Jazz and Tap Dance, and
Jazz and Tap Dance Instructor
Anjie Rose Wilson
Jazz Dance Instructor
Dedicated to dance, Anjie Rose Wilson has studied Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip-Hop, and Lyrical styles for over fifteen years, and has performed in over 45 shows with El Dorado Musical Theatre. She has been the Assistant Choreographer for several of EDMT’s Training Shows and is currently the program’s primary Choreographer. Anjie has also been the Assistant Choreographer for over a dozen Main Stage and Rising Stars productions, and will be stepping into the role of choreographer for EDMT’s upcoming fall show.
Anjie is an instructor for EDMT’s Performing Arts Institute and has a faithful following of future performers in her dance classes for four to six year olds, as well as more challenging classes for older performers. Her Man Jazz class is regularly filled to capacity and challenges even the fittest young dancers.
She has gone to New York City to participate in the audition-only Rockettes Summer Intensive several times, including this summer. Anjie has also participated in many master classes and intensives with notable dancers and performers including Dana Stackpole, Andrew Palermo, and Samantha Jo Harvey.
In addition, this year marks Anjie’s 8th season as a founding member of El Dorado Musical Theatre’s Tour Group, High Voltage.
Emily attended summer drama programs at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (2018 and 2019), participated in EDMT’s master class week, audition workshops at Disneyland, and a workshop with the music director of Wicked (London). In addition to working privately with theatre professionals such as Bradley Jaden, Oliver Brenin and Carrie Hennessy, Emily is currently enrolled in Folsom Lake College Theatre Arts and doing coursework with Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London).
Behind the scenes, Emily was the assistant director for EDMT’s 2017 Training Show and directed productions of The Frog Princess (2018), Goldie Rocks and the Three Bears (2019) and The Greatest Race (2020). She was also the assistant director on EDMT’s Rising-Star production of Annie (2019).
Jazz Dance Instructor
Intro to Musical Theatre Instructor
This is Emily Hobbs‘ tenth season with EDMT and she has performed in 25 shows. Favorite roles include Mayzie LaBird/Seussical The Musical, Peter Pan/Peter Pan, Kim MacAfee/Bye Bye Birdie, Violet Beauregarde/Willy Wonka, Young Fiona/Shrek The Musical, White Rabbit/Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR, and Gracie Shinn/The Music Man. She was awarded the Gypsy Robe for Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical. This is her fourth year as a High Voltage member.
Emily was honored to be chosen as the Assistant Choreographer for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in 2017, The Frog Princess in 2018, Goldie Rocks! And the 3 Bears in 2019, Annie in 2019, and Choreographer for The Greatest Race in 2020. This is her second season as a Tap Company Assistant. Emily assisted two of Anjie Wilson’s jazz classes last season, and taught vocals for EDMT summer camps in June and July, 2020. She is excited for the opportunity to teach her own jazz classes at EDMT this season, as well as being the High Voltage Dance Captain.
Emily’s dance training has consisted of ten years of jazz, six years of hip hop, eight years of tap, four years of ballet, and two years of contemporary. She competed in hip hop and jazz for three years with Fusion Dance Company, and was a member of EDMT’s Tap Company for three years. She has also taken several master classes at Broadway Sacramento and Disney Performing Arts, as well as eight years of vocal and acting lessons, and four years of piano. Emily played soccer for seven years, took six years of gymnastic classes, and has a black belt in Taekwondo.
Away from EDMT, she enjoys studying biology and animals, painting, and spending time with her friends and family. Emily also enjoys traveling, and has been to more than 20 countries, with dreams of going to Australia and Africa. Emily sees performing and helping animals in her future.