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Erin is a dancer and choreographer who also works with film, writing and visual art. As an educator, she has taught at universities, public schools, private studios, and dance festivals. She specializes in contemporary dance practices, improvisation, interdisciplinary creative practice, and integrating mindfulness into art-making. She became Assistant Professor at Winona State University in 2018 and Dance Program Director there since 2020. 

Erin’s choreography has been presented in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Winona, Kalamazoo, and New York; and internationally in Canada, Samoa and Thailand. In 2018, her choreography, Xx, was featured at the American College Dance Association Gala Concert at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Erin has been awarded grants through the Minnesota State Arts Board and Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council. In 2022, she received a research grant through Winona State University to develop a study abroad program, “Art and Social Transformation in Colombia” in collaboration with La Chispa Casa Cultural in Medellín. In 2023, she joined Nicola Bullock for an artist residency at Kultur Räume Berlin. Her film, "two birds" recently premiered at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Erin performed and toured with Dancing People Company, directed by Robin Stiehm, from 2010-2015 and served as interim Artistic Director in the spring of 2016. She has performed with a number of companies and collectives in the US and abroad, including multiple works with Rosy Simas Danse since 2009, such as Threshold; it’s strange to be here, the mystery never leaves you; and she who lives on the road to war.  

Erin holds a BA with a Concentration in Dance from Columbia University and an MFA in Dance from Hollins University, in association with institutions in Frankfurt, Germany. She trained as a yoga teacher in the Bihar lineage through 7 Centers Yoga Arts in Sedona, AZ, and studied vipassana meditation intensively with Arinna Weisman and visiting teachers at Dhamma Dena Meditation Center in Joshua Tree, California. 

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