Erin Lally

For over fifteen years, Erin has taught dance in public schools, studio, and community settings, sharing her love of dance with children, educators and families. For five years 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. Most recently, Erin was the Theatre and Dance teacher at Westside school in Seattle for grades pre-k – 8th grade teaching curriculum that includes creative dance, improvisation, choreography and acting foundations. Erin holds certificates from the 92Y’s Dance Education Laboratory, the Language of Dance (LOD), and is a graduate of the University of the Arts where she earned her BFA in Modern Dance Performance. She is currently in a Master of Arts Dance Education distance-learning program at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Erin is thrilled to return to New York City and her roots at DEL, making the mission of Dance for Every Child a reality. Erin loves her nightly dance parties with her two children Felix (7) and Noah (5), taking delight in their choreographic skills and beautiful expression.