Émilie Barrette has a degree from l’École supérieure de ballet du Québec (ESBQ) and from the Ballet Divertimento’s College program.
She has a bachelor’s degree in communications and history from l’Université de Montréal and has completed the Alternate Route training program at the National Centre for Dance Therapy (NCDT), a division of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. She has started her master’s degree at the Université du Québec à Montréal to enrich her practice of adapted dance.
She attended several continuing education training programs in Montreal and elsewhere such as the Adaptive Dance Teachers Training at the Boston Ballet. At the CNDT, she was part of several projects involving children, teenagers, and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and/or or intellectual disabilities.
Since 2010, she has been teaching the recreational program for children at the junior division of the ESBQ. She is also participating in the Casse-Noisette ballet production as the teacher of the students.