Erin Lally

Erin Lally (she/her) is the Director of the Dance Education Laboratory at the 92Y. 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. Erin holds certificates from the 92Y’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 believes in the power of dance to build relationships and foster community. She is thrilled to lead DEL at 92Y, making the mission of Dance for Every Child a reality. Erin loves her family dance parties with her two children, taking delight in their choreographic skills and beautiful expression.