Erica Essner

Brooklyn, NY

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The Erica Essner Performance Co-Op was founded in 1990 in San Francisco and enjoyed a decade of performing, teaching and touring in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2000, Erica Essner moved to New York City and re-established the Company. The Company is still going strong in New York, and is proud to mark its twenty-second anniversary this year with significant recent achievements: These include performances at the San Francisco International Arts Festival, site-specific work on The High Line, Central Park SummerStage, Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out, Joyce SoHo, the Rio de Janeiro Choreographic Center, Alaska DanceTheater, DanceNow Festival, Downtown Dance Festival, and the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center. For more information on the company go to

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  • Erica Essner Performance Co-Op - Forceful and dynamic, the Erica Essner Performance Co-Op builds vibrant movement from autobiography, and theme. Essner's work has been described by the San Francisco Examiner as "exceptional...all the drama of story and character while putting movement at