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Emma Russell

Emma began her training at The Australian Ballet School, where she received multiple scholarships. From there, Emma attended Ballet Theatre Australia and Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance. She then furthered her study at National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and The Film Space with Aleksi Vellis. Emma’s musical theatre credits include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (TML Enterprises), Curtains (The Production Company), The Wizard of Oz (GFO) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (GFO), where she understudied and performed the role of Veruca Salt. Most recently, Emma worked alongside Baz Luhrmann and Kate Wormald as a featured dancer in the upcoming untitled Elvis Presley film. Other credits include One Man’s Dream at Tokyo Disneyland and tours with the Melbourne Ballet Company. Emma is thrilled to be joining the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and extends her gratitude to her family and friends for their continued love and guidance.