Performing Arts: Dance, Theatre; Visual Arts: Performance Art
Eryn Schon-Brunner is an American choreographer, dancer, and dance educator who lives and works in northern California. Completing her MFA in Dance at Hollins University Summer of 2019, and having earned her BFA at Cornish College of the Arts. Since 2012 Eryn has taught dance at Mendocino College and is artistic director of Mendocino College Dance Repertory Company, producing the annual Fall Repertory Concert and the Spring Dance Festival. As part of the part-time faculty for Mendocino College Theater Conservatory program, Eryn has also choreographed and set movement for many plays and musicals.
Eryn is currently artistic director of Eryn Schon-Brunner and Dancers, a pick-up dance company based in Mendocino County. Her work employs classical, electronic, jazz, and contemporary pop music, and her movement vocabulary is also wide ranging. Eryn works across disciplines and often collaboratively, connecting different media, people, and ideas. In 2002, she formed her own dance company, BE Productions Dance, with Rebecca Levy. From 2002 to 2009, BE Productions performed original works in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston. She has performed, and taught dance along the west coast and internationally for the past 20 years.