Eryn Dace Trudell is a dance artist: producer, presenter, choreographer, performer and teacher, originally from Ontario and now living in Montreal. Her versatile career of 18 years includes commissions from theatre, dance and opera companies and remarkable, self-produced shows and collaborations. Her current projects include PIE and Mama dances.
Eryn performs and teaches with PIE (Performance Improvisation Exchange) which specializes in the promotion, performance and education of Contact Improvisation. PIE's research includes the merging of the values of Contact Improvisation and professional dance performance and hosts an annual summer dance festival.
Trudell holds a BFA in Dance from Juilliard (91) and is a certified specialist in Skinner Releasing Technique™. She has studied and/or performed Contact Improvisation with Andrew de L. Harwood, Nancy Stark Smith, Chris Aiken, Ray Chung, Peter Bingham. and Karen and Allen Kaeja.