Classical Ballet / Dancer
began her dance training under the direction of Huggy Ford in Tustin, California, and studied jazz with him for six years. Graduating from Chapman University with a BFA in Dance Performance and a BA in Peace Studies, Erin performed in and choreographed for multiple concerts at Chapman, receiving an Outstanding Performance Award for her role in Lilium. She also participated in the Chapman Dance Ensemble and performed at the American College Dance Festival in Dale Merrill\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Believe It or Not. In her dancing, she has worked closely with Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, Sean Greene, Jennifer Backhaus, Dale Merrill, Alicia Okouchi-Guy, Elizabeth Huebner, Larry Rosenberg and LeAnn Alduenda. Erin has taught dance at Saint Joseph Ballet, HBP Dance Extreme and Classical Dance Center, and particularly loves working with children. Outside of her dancing with Backhausdance, Erin is the Environmental Justice Project Coordinator for a Los Angeles based non-profit organization. Erin started dancing with Backhausdance in September of 2008, and is excited to embark on her professional performance career with Backhausdance.