Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Tap
Erin began her dance training in Saginaw with Bohaty School of Dance with 14 years of training in tap, jazz, ballet and acro-gymnastics, and many years of competitive dance. She also passed Grades I through IV Cecchetti ballet exams.
Besides attending many conventions during that time, she has had opportunities for private instruction with Sarah Savelli, Jay Fagan, Rod Howell, Bril Barrett and Tiffany Leise. She also attended 6 weeks of study of tap, jazz, and hip hop at EDGE Performing Arts and Millenium Dance Center in Los Angeles.
Erin has had small group instruction with Greg Russell, Alan Sherfield, Anni Hatcher and Ginger Glenn. Erin attended Chicago Human Rhythm Project tap festival and studied with M.A.D.D. Rhythms of Chicago for 4 years. Erin then pursued her studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She received her BFA in May of 2008 in Visual Communications and Graphic Arts after receiving her AAA at Delta College in Electronic Media and Graphic Design.
Erin has also taught hip hop at Kathy Francis Academy of Performing Arts in Alma, Bohaty School of Dance, Joan Malone Dance Center, Extreme Dance Arts in Saginaw, Atlanta Workshop Players Performing Arts Camp. Erin is pleased to be coming back for another season at Dean/Black.