ERIN FOWLER is an Australian artist working across the dance, music, film and theatre industries. Her work invites audiences to consider the world through a different lens to more deeply connect with each other, our planet and ourselves. She is artistically motivated by a deep love and respect for the natural world and a desire to protect our planet for future generations.
Erin’s choreographic work includes FEMME premiering in the 2019 Adelaide Fringe, Gen-y (2018) commissioned for the Adelaide Dance Festival, Epoch (2016) created on Australian Dance Theatre for their Ignition season, The Ten Thousand Things (2016) created on the 2nd year Adelaide College of the Arts students, Bird Calls (2015), an immersive solo work commissioned by Open Space, the dance film, Gaia (2014), which has currently screened in over 23 film festivals around the world, and Myth (2010).
Her performance work includes seasons with BalletLab and Patch Theatre Company. She also has an ongoing relationship with Swedish dance collective ilDance, co-directed by Israel Aloni and Lee Brummer, who visit Australia regularly. Erin has also been engaged as a choreographer/dancer for a number of Australian music film clips. She was also awarded the 2017 Channel 9 Arts & Fashion Young Achiever Award as well as the overall SA Young Achiever award for her work in the arts.
Erin is also a member of the band Sitara, where she plays guitar and sings. In 2017 Sitara released their debut full-length visual album Alchemy; a cinematic journey imploding with sensual drama. Musically produced by Kiah Gossner and visually crafted by Repeater Productions (Director: Morgan Wright & Cinematographer: Ella Kroning) 8 videos for 8 songs were woven together to create a captivating 40 minute film alongside the music // www.sitaramusic.com.au
Erin also works with holistic movement practices and philosophies. In 2013 and 14 she travelled to Wudang Mountain in China where she studied traditional KungFu, Tai Chi and QiGong practices.
These experiences had a strong influence on her creative practice and also led her to co-develop the Movement is my Medicine Festival, which promotes movement culture and practices.
Erin is also a certified Qoya teacher. Qoya is a movement practice for women incorporating the wisdom of yoga, the wildness of dance and the freedom of sensual movement. She also facilitates women's circles which allow women from all walks of life to connect with one another in community and sisterhood. // SEE WOMEN'S CIRCLES & QOYA
Erin is the Co-founder of The Mill alongside Amber Cronin, a creative hub for Adelaide’s local artists from all disciplines. The Mill provides artist spaces and an internationally curated program that is focused on the creation and continuous evolution of Adelaide based arts and artistic culture // www.themilladelaide.com