Erin Kouwe is a dancer, choreographer and educator based in Nashville, TN. Throughout her career, Erin has performed with New Dialect, Visceral Dance Chicago, and Luna Negra Dance Theater, and in projects in Nashville, Chicago, and Pittsburgh. Erin has performed works by choreographers like Banning Bouldin, Bryan Arias, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Ohad Naharin, Yin Yue, Joy Davis, Idan Sherabi, Monica Cervantes, Julia Rhoads, and others.
Erin has created work for Nashville Ballet, NB2, Tennessee Women’s Theater Project, and professionals in the Nashville community. Her work has been presented at a range of venues from Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Polk Theater to the Adventure Science Center’s Interactive Media Exhibit.
In 2011, Erin graduated magna cum laude from Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts with a B.A. in dance. She has trained with other prestigious institutions, including Springboard Danse Montreal, Northwest Dance Project, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
A passionate educator, Erin teaches students at a range of ages and experience levels. While most of her time is spent with pre-professional dancers, she is excited to bring dance to beginning and continuing adult dancers and teaches for children and teens as well. Erin is adjunct faculty in the dance department at Belmont University's College of Visual and Performing Arts. She also teaches contemporary technique for the Professional Training Division and Second Company at the Nashville Ballet, and teaches regularly for New Dialect.