Erin Lally

Erin Lally (BFA, MA) is the Director of the Dance Education Laboratory at 92NY. Since 2002, Erin has taught dance in public schools, studio, and community settings, sharing her love of dance with children, educators, and families. She taught with Luna Dance Institute in Berkeley, CA where she served as the Family Services Manager, specializing in family dance classes and working with parents and children in the reunification process. Erin is the former Education Director of RIOULT where she led DanceREACH, RIOULT’s education outreach program. Erin was also a founding member and Dance Specialist at Bronx Charter School for the Arts in the South Bronx, NY where she created the dance curriculum and was the dance educator for grades K-5. Erin has served as a teaching artist for New York City Center, American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Hispanico, and American Repertory Ballet Company. Erin holds certificates from the 92NY’s Dance Education Laboratory, the Language of Dance (LOD), a BFA in Modern Dance Performance at the University of the Arts, and a MA in Dance Education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Erin is the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Leadership Award from the New York State Dance Education Association. As DEL Director, she currently leads the 92NY’s early childhood dance program in both the Nursery School and Parenting Center, where children receive weekly creative-based dance classes. Erin believes in the power of dance to build relationships and foster community. She is thrilled to lead DEL at 92NY, making the mission of Dance for Every Child a reality. She especially loves her family dance parties with her two children, taking delight in their choreographic skills and beautiful expression.