Erin Tracy (Director/Choreographer) is a dance theatre artist who creates work that explores violence, words, physical challenge, and precision. She has created original dance theatre in New York City and Tampa for Catch! Performance Series, Little Theatre, Fertile Ground, Movement Research, Four Days of Dance, Gasparilla Arts Festival, FEAST, FIVE by FIVE, and Florida Dance Festival. She has performed at such venues in New York as PS 122, The Ontological Theatre at St Marks Church, BAX, Galapagos, and Dixon Place. She received her BFA from New York University’s Experimental Theatre Wing where she won the award for Outstanding Achievement.
Additionally, she has trained with SITI Company, Chicago-based performance group Goat Island, Movement Research, and Dance New Amsterdam. Erin is the Artistic Director of Spec Performance, a dance theatre company with a performance series dedicated to the development of new work. She was the recipient of a 2013 Individual Artist Grant from Hillsborough County for her evening-length dance theatre work Verbo. Recently, she was selected to participate in GenYes! an arts incubator program subsidized by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. She was also named Best Local Choreographer in Creative Loafing’s 2013 Best of the Bay Awards.