|Born||Emma Noelle Roberts
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, model, dancer|
Emma Noelle Roberts (born November 15,), professionally known as Emma Dumont, is an American actress, model, and dancer. She is best known for her role as Melanie Segal in the ABC Family series, Bunheads.
Dumont was born in Seattle, Washington. She attended Washington Middle School and later attended James A. Garfield High School before enrolling in online education in order to pursue modeling and acting. She also attended Orange County High School of the Arts in the Music and Theater Conservatory in Santa Ana, California.
She began her ballet training at age 3 and has studied at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Cornish College of the Arts and Spectrum Dance Theatre School (The Academy - pre-professional program) with summers at American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet School and the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia.
She began performing in community theater at age 6 with performances at Seattle Public Theatre and Seattle Musical Theatre among others. Her musical theater training includes four summers at 5th Avenue Theatre. Dumont also is a skilled violist and violinist having played violin from age 4. She has played with the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and most recently the Glendale Youth Orchestra.
Since age 15 Dumont has been an avid roller derby skater and is currently in the Los Angeles Derby Dolls training program - Fresh Meat. Dumont, roller derby and LADD skaters were featured in a 2013 episode of the ABC Family show Bunheads.
In 2010, Dumont won the Ford VA Model Search contest and appeared in V Magazine and also worked fashion week in New York City that same year. Dumont has subsequently modeled in Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, China and Tokyo and has appeared in many magazines and runway shows including American Elle, Elle Japon, V Magazine, Cosmopolitan HK, Spur and Figaro.
In 2011 Dumont was cast in a lead role in Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan's NBC pilot METRO alongside Noah Emmerich and Jimmy Smits. In October 2011 Dumont was cast in the ABC Family original series, Bunheads, starring Sutton Foster and Kelly Bishop. Throughout 2012 and early 2013, she portrayed lead character Melanie Segal, who attends the dance academy run by the lead's mother-in-law in the TV series.
In 2011 Dumont was introduced to robotics through the FIRST Tech Challenge and the Girl Scout sponsored Team 25. In 2012 she switched to the FIRST Robotics Competition and became Team Captain, Driver and Mechanical Engineer of FRC Team 980 Thunderbots in 2013. Emma became a FIRST Dean's List Finalist at the Los Angeles Regional Competition. Dumont spoke at the 2013 FIRST World Championship at a VIP Dinner on April 26, 2013. In Fall 2013, for the 2014 season, Dumont became a mentor of FRC Team 980 Thunderbots.
In 2014, Dumont appeared in a guest role on ABC's 'Mind Games', Lifetime's TV movie, 'Starving in Suburbia' and filmed the pilot 'Salvation' for NBC as Ashley Judd's youngest daughter. As of late 2014, Dumont is filming NBC's 'Aquarius' as "Emma Karn", a series regular.
|2009||True Adolescents||Cara||Credited as 'Emma Noelle Roberts'|
|Dear Lemon Lima||Kellie||Credited as 'Emma Noelle Roberts'|
|2011||Metro||Jennifer Mullins||TV movie|
|2014||Mind Games||Sophie||Episode "Pet Rock"|
|2014||Starving in Suburbia||Kayden||TV movie|
|2014||Salvation||Natalie Thompson||TV movie|
|2014||Aquarius||Emma Karn||Series Regular|
- "Emma Dumont." Pop Tower. http://www.poptower.com/emma-dumont.htm
- https://twitter.com/EmmaDumont0/status/309460963273342976 "So..I'm cool because one of my viola's has 5 string and plugs into an amp!". Twitter. March 3, 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2013.
- "@tauCorpFilms Sweet! Let's do it. My robotics team can construct almost anything if we need them. Fun!". Twitter. June 19, 2012. Retrieved June 26, 2012.
- Emma Dumont Official Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/EmDumont
- Bunheads: Melanie's New Adventure! (abcfamily Youtube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_cBCpuJpPQ
- Neva, Damien. "Emma Dumont | V A Model Winner." Ford Models Fashion. http://www.fordmodelsfashion.com/news/emma-dumont-v-a-model-winner/
- Bierly, Mandy. "'Bunheads': First look at Kelly Bishop in Amy Sherman-Palladino's new Sutton Foster series -- EXCLUSIVE." Entertainment Weekly. http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/04/25/bunheads-kelly-bishop-first-look/
- Bunheads:Dance of the Week: Makin' Whoopee (abcfamily YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gypB_MAOZiQ&list=PLt1alZH4ufeqC1rxhKXy9yTdBBZC4rg-W&index=5
- Emma Dumont's announcement for FIRST California https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tmoR7gO_t8
- Emma Dumont becomes Dean's list finalist 2013 at the Lost Angeles Regional http://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?t=114578
- FIRST Press Release http://www.usfirst.org/aboutus/students-from-around-the-world-put-custom-built-robots-to-the-test-at-2013-championship