Born and raised in Colorado Springs, Erin began her training with Rozanne David at The Dance Center of Colorado Springs, and continued her training with Zamuel Ballet School under German and Valentina Zamuel. She has attended summer programs at Colorado Ballet, Ballet Met Columbus, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. She recently graduated from Texas Christian University’s School for Classical and Contemporary Dance, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet and minor in General Business. While at TCU, Erin performed soloist and principal roles in ballets such as Le Corsaire, Bournonville’s Napoli, Giselle, George Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Valse-Fantaisie, and Four Temperaments staged by Michele Gifford, répétiteur with the Balanchine Trust. She also performed in original works by artistic directors Toni Pimble and Michael Bearden (Ballet Arkansas), as well as in Soundbars, choreographed by Susan Jaffe. In June 2016, Erin performed with Bruce Wood Dance Project in Dallas, Texas. Last season she performed roles such as Prudenza in Pimble’s Pulcinella, Chinese soloist in Pimble’s The Nutcracker, and was featured in guest-choreographer Stephanie Martinez’s Wandering On. This is her second season as a Eugene Ballet Academy Aspirant in training with Eugene Ballet.
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