Since 2008 she has produced and/or directed over 70 touring productions for the Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre, and most recently directed and choreographed Church Basement Ladies; The last Potluck Supper for the Fingerlakes Musical Theatre Festival. She has a passion for revealing to the power of the arts to young people, and is very grateful to have met so many others in Upstate New York who share that same passion of passing the gift of theatre onto the next generation.
Josh has been acting, directing and teaching across the country for nearly twenty years including stints in Chicago, New York, Florida, Ohio, and Washington. Some of his regional credits include: The Confession (Blue Gate Musicals), Bedroom Farce & Picnic (Orlando Rep), Learn to Be Latina (Stray Cat) Dames at Sea (White-Willis), Tecumseh! (Scioto Society), There Once Was a Longhouse, The Golden Goose, Hound of the Baskervilles, Around the World in 80 Days & Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings (Merry-Go-Round), and the world premiere of The Boys Room at the Tony Award-winning Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago.
Erin first came to Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in 2013 as an actor with the Youth Theatre. After one season of touring, she moved into her current position as Educational Theatre Manager. Her primary responsibilities are acting as liaison to the schools participating in the Sequential Dramatics Program and managing the touring schedule of over 1000 visits per year.