Originally from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Erin Atkinson studied with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. During her professional career, Erin has been Second Soloist with Moravske Divadlo Olomouc and soloist at Ballet Cymru where she danced in MJ Willis’ Knock-On, Alex Hallas’ New Work, and Romeo and Juliet. In 2020, she choreographed and staged a production
of the opera Alcina by Handel for a modern run of shows by the Royal Welsh College; and in 2019 Erin was Resident Choreographer and Dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Summer Dance Collective. In 2015 she won the Canada Games Artistic Excellence Award and first place in the First Steps Choreographic Competition in 2017. We are happy to welcome Erin for her first season with Atlantic Ballet.