director of student development & Ballet
Ms. Erin has been teaching ballet to students of all ages and levels since 2005. She trained on full scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet for 14 years, performing roles in The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and The Firebird. She also studied at the San Francisco Ballet and the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. After graduating from high school, Ms. Erin moved to Pittsburgh to dance with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She danced soloist and demi-soloist roles in The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Dracula, Madame Butterfly, The Nutcracker and in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Divertimento #15. She toured with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Wolftrap Performing Arts Center in Virginia, and The Joyce Theatre in New York City.
At Emerald Ballet Academy, Ms. Erin is a teacher, choreographer, rehearsal assistant and private coach. As the director of Student Development, she advises older teens on professional and collegiate dance programs to fit their individual strengths and goals.
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