Erin Boone earned her MFA in Choreographic Theory and Practice from Southern Methodist University and her BFA in Ballet from Texas Christian University where she performed principal roles in ballets choreographed and/or staged by Fernando Bujones. Mrs. Boone received her early training at Dallas Ballet, Dallas Metropolitan Ballet and The School of American Ballet. While attending SAB on a full scholarship, she performed in George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, Rubies, and Valse Fantaisie in their Spring Workshop. Mrs. Boone received scholarships and grants to participate in numerous summer programs such as The School of American Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Pennsylvania Ballet School, Hartford Ballet School, Bartholin in Copenhagen, Denmark and Impulstanz in Vienna, Austria. She danced professionally with Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Wichita Ballet Theater, Ballet Concerto, Contemporary Ballet Dallas, and Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet (where she was ballet mistress, choreographer and principal dancer). Additionally, Mrs. Boone was an adjunct dance instructor at Southern Methodist University, Tarrant County College, Eastfield College, and University of North Texas. Currently, she is Artistic Director of American Neoclassical Ballet and enjoys long-distance running, practicing the piano, and painting. She is happily married with two wonderful children, one amazing dog, two beautiful cats, and an aquarium of colorful fish.