Erin Blair was born in Laguna Niguel, California and trained at The Maple Conservatory of Dance. While at Maple Conservatory, she had the opportunity to perform roles such as Dream Clara and the Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker and the title role in Cinderella. She competed in The Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight awards where she was a Semi-Finalist in both Classical and Non-Classical Dance. She also participated in YoungArts where she was awarded Honorable Mention in Non-Classical Dance. After graduating high school, she joined Cincinnati Ballet’s Professional Training Division for the 2019-2020 season. She had the opportunity to perform in Septime Webre’s Wizard of Oz, Victoria Morgan’s The Nutcracker, and Kirk Peterson’s Swan Lake. She was then promoted to Cincinnati Ballet 2 where she spent the next two seasons performing alongside CB’s main company. She had the honor of performing in David Morse’s Our Story, a piece created as tribute to Holocaust victims. She performed the title role in Pam Robinson’s Snow White, as well as the role of Beauty in Beauty and the Beast. Between seasons with CB2, Erin attended the 2022 Alonzo King LINES Ballet summer intensive where she was part of Gregory Dawson’s Twisted Metal, created during the intensive.
This is Erin’s first season as a company member with the Dayton Ballet. She is excited to continue her growth as an artist, taking inspiration from the leadership and fellow dancers of the Dayton Ballet.