GETTING TO KNOW ME...
Erin Carr is currently working as a professional actor, physical theatre creator & movement coach out of Cincinnati, OH. She has studied physical theatre at NYU-Tisch’s Experimental Theatre Wing, ArtsOasis – International Residency for Performers in Italy, Acrobatics of the Heart in MA, among other programs throughout the states.
Erin works as a teaching artist, director of educational theatre, and advanced physical theatre practitioner with multiple theatre companies in the tri-state area, along with working as a Body Language Consultant focusing on kinesthetics and non-verbal communication.
Her creative goals are to explore and express the range of human experience through all artistic mediums. Erin enjoys working on the stage, in front of the camera and in the classroom. Currently, she works as a full-time movement teacher with the Cincinnati Actor’s Studio & Academy where she teaches various advanced physical acting techniques. She is also an adjunct teacher at Miami University-Oxford where she teaches Acting for the Non-Major as well as a teaching artist with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and Pones, Inc. In addition, Erin works as a private acting coach with Cincinnati Music Academy and Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts. She was a selected teaching artist in association with EdTA’s Model Curriculum Framework Initiative, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and recently was elected onto the National Board of Directors for the Educational Theatre Association.
Along with her work as a movement coach & intimacy coordinator with several theatre companies in Cincinnati including Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati and Falcon Theatre, Erin travels around the U.S. as a guest artist with Teaching Artist Alliance, Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society. She is also an Advanced Actor/Combatant proficient in the primary eight weapons regulated by the Society of American Fight Directors; she knows her way around the hilt of a sword and always loves a good knife fight!
Erin is also the Co-Artistic Director/Co-Founder of ReVamp Collective based in Philadelphia. ReVamp Collective is a feminist-centric theatre company that focuses on creating theatre for social change. She is also the co-founder of Solasta Theatre Lab in Cincinnati, Ohio, a physical theatre/puppet theatre company working to spark a creative metamorphosis for the community. Erin is also currently working on her Masters of Business Administration from Northern Kentucky University.
Her artistic philosophy (inspired by Mary Overlie's Viewpoints): obstacle as opportunity.