Erin Rivera-Brennand (born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA) is a ballet dancer. She has over a decade of professional ballet experience and was a motion capture dancer for Barbie in the Pink Shoes.
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Rivera-Brennand trained at and graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts. Her training continued with American Ballet Theater, Pennsylvania Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Dallas Metropolitan Ballet. Rivera-Brennand's career began professionally with Texas Ballet Theater. She performed soloist and principal roles there for eight seasons.
She later became a member of Los Angeles Ballet and performed for two seasons dancing principal and soloist roles. Some of Rivera-Brennand's roles include Clara and the Snow Queen in The Nutcracker, Four Little Swans and Act I Pas de Trois in Swan Lake, and the Peasant Pas de Quatre in Act I of Giselle. Erin toured with Los Angeles Ballet to New York City to perform at the Joyce Theater in 2001. Erin now spends her time as a ballet guest artist traveling throughout the United States and is a Gyrotonic instructor.