Erin Reck has been producing, teaching, and choreographing for nearly two decades. She is a production coordinator for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in their Out of Doors festival and does performance programming for OMI International Arts Center. She is thrilled to have recently moved to the Hudson Valley in upstate New York.
After living and working in New York City for 13 years she accepted a Teaching Artist residency at Rice University in Houston, Texas and then an Assistant Professorship at Sam Houston State University. During her time there she was a community engaged scholar, created a teaching artist training and arts outreach program, co-curated/produced the Texas Dance Improvisation Festival, produced her own choreography, collaborated with many exceptional Houston artists, and was awarded several grants for her projects.
She received her BA from the University of Washington, and her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has been performed at such venues as Joyce SoHo, Dance Theater Workshop, St. Marks Theater, Wortham Theater, Miller Outdoor Theater, Rothko Chapel, Hermann Park Reflection Pool.
As a dancer, she was a company member of the Sara Rudner Performance Ensemble, Molly Rabinowitz Dance, Karl Anderson/SLAMFEST, and Noble Motion Dance. Additionally, she has performed in projects by Susan Marshall and Co, David Neumann, Lynn Marie Ruse/Freefall, Blum Dance Theater, Leslie Scates, Sarah Gamblin, Amii LeGendre. She is a grant recipient from the Puffin Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Edward E. Carlson Leadership Award for her work with pediatric AIDS, Huntsville Arts Commission, and Houston Arts Alliance.