Erika Evearitt is a non-profit manager, dance artist, and arts educator living in the Bay Area. She has performed locally with Sarah Berges Dance and Amused Collective; and was featured in the 2016 Tiny Dance Film Festival as a filmmaker and performer. Erika trained professionally at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and most recently received her Master’s Degree in Dance in Higher Education and the Professions from New York University Steinhardt School of Education. Erika served as a Community Programs and Dance Center Coordinator at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, where she initiated the Teen @LINES program and outlined the framework for the HEART with LINES outreach curriculum. Erika currently serves as a Program Manager, Faculty, and Outreach Director at Benicia Ballet Theatre, where she developed their first Pre-Professional Intensive and spearheaded BBT Outreach program. Erika is honored to join the AXIS family.