Meet Our Staff
Mrs. Emily Karlewicz is the Owner of The Studio, and teaches Dance, Music Theatre, Acting, and Voice. Emily began dancing at the age of 6, and was trained by Victoria Shiflet Kress, founder of The King George Ballet Co. and School. In High School, after deciding to pursue a life in the Theatre, she performed at The Riverside Dinner Theatre for 2 Seasons. She graduated from college in 2008 from Shenandoah Conservatory, with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite roles include: Alice in Millie, Constance in Lovers and Executioners, Saradipity in Cats, and Graziella in West Side Story. For three years after college, Emily traveled as a tour actor/director with the world-renowned Missoula Children’s Theatre, before moving back home with her husband Evan. Emily is so grateful to all the teachers who inspired her, and encouraged her to dream. She hopes to follow in their footsteps, and spread her love of the arts to all the families of King George, her hometown.