Erinn Liebhard is a dance artist making opportunities for people to experience the
reflective and connective power of groove through performance and education. Guided
by this inspiration and a fondness for jazz and American social dance ideas, she’s worked
with creatives as varied as hip-hop dance theater artists Rennie Harris and the Wild Goose
Chase Cloggers Appalachian clogging company. Currently, in performance, she makes
and performs new staged works and presents those of others through her company
Rhythmically Speaking and plays “Nerdette” for St. Paul Saints Baseball, in addition to
making new works for professional companies, colleges and high schools. Her creative
works emphasize groove, interaction and improvisation, and are inspired by both social
and concert dance movement while often driven by contemporary jazz music. In
education, she works as a Teaching Artist for the Cowles Center and serves as a member
of their Advisory Council, is on faculty at several area arts high schools and universities,
conducts educational outreach through her company and is an active writer and
conference presenter. She is driven to connect with people and help them connect to
themselves, one another and the moment through rooted and innovative embodiment of

Erinn has also join us at Carleton in the past!
Guest Choreographer – 2023
Guest Instructor – 2022-2023