College Of Humanities and Fine Arts

Erin Reynolds


Reynolds (she/they) grew up dancing in a small town in rural California. They have a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance from California State University, Long Beach, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and an AA degree in Dance and AS degree in Chemistry from Cabrillo College.

Reynolds’ is a recipient of the Grand Canyon National Park Artist Residency, the Tandy Beal Award, the 2020 CSULB Graduate Dean’s List and Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity Awards, KAZU’s Emerging Choreographer, and Insight’s Artstreet: Artist to Watch. Reynolds is currently the artistic director of Erin Reynolds Performances, the co-artistic director of the collaborative dance performance groups E&C and Bare Outlines, and an ongoing collaborator with Heather Barker and the Immersive Design Research Lab. Their current choreographic research investigates the intersections between performance, new media, film, and public space; highlighted works have been shown in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin, Istanbul, and Vienna.

Reynolds’ is currently a lecturer for the Department of Theatre and Dance at California State University, Sacramento, a lecturer for the Department of Kinesiology at the California State University, Chico, and a lecturer for the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance and the California State University, Chico.

Erin Reynolds posing by a white wall

Portrait of Erin Reynolds
Course Instruction
  • THEA 233 Beginning Jazz Dance
  • THEA 234 Beginning Modern Dance