Erin Coyne is a San Francisco-based dancer, choreographer, and educator. Originally from the Chicago area, Erin graduated from the University of Minnesota with her Master’s in Education and a dual degree in Dance and Education. Since then, Erin has had the pleasure of performing with FACT/SF and Roseann Baker while presenting her work at various venues throughout Minneapolis, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Her dance film, shift, was an award-winning Dance Film in the 2021 San Francisco Indie Short Film Festival. Most recently, Erin co-produced and directed the dance premiere, A Flight of Movement & Drinks, at Uzay Gallery in February 2023 with a local music producer.
Erin began training under Joshua Manculich, Lizzie MacKenzie, Eddy Ocampo, and Angelina Familara. From there, she went on to graduate from the University of Minnesota with her Masters in Education in 2018 and both a BA in Dance and BS in Elementary Education in 2017. She had the pleasure of performing works by Maurya Kerr, Justin Jones, and Martha Graham. Since then, she has worked with FACT/SF and Roseann Baker while presenting her work at various venues in San Francisco. She is dancing with Kinetech Arts while in residency at 836M Gallery in San Francisco.
As a choreographer, Erin has presented her work at various venues in Minneapolis, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Her recent projects include her premiere, A Flight, at Uzay Gallery in February 2023, the 2022 SAFEhouse RAW Showcase, the 2021 GLO Artist Virtual Showcase, the 2021 COYNE Films, the 2020 Trifecta Dance Collective Showcase, and the 2020 Broad Statements Showcase. Her most recent collaboration, shift, was an award-winning Dance Film at the San Francisco Indie Short Film Festival.
Erin has continued her training at professional workshops with KDC, FACT/SF, BODYTRAFFIC, Entity Contemporary Dance, and DISCO RIOT outside of teaching, creating, and performing.