Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra at La Curtaduria in Oaxaca, Mexico

Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra at La Curtaduria in Oaxaca, Mexico

Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra at el Museo de Ferrocarril in Oaxaca, Mexico August 13th, 2010.

In conjunction with the International Summer Performance Institute, Erica will train and perform with renowned performance artists Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Roberto SiFuentes, and Michelle Ceballos as well as ten Mexican and ten international performance artists. The culmination of the two week residency will be an evening length production including site-specific performances devised by Mexican, … Read more

Erica receives prestigious Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist Award.

The Chicago Dancemakers Forum is a catalyst for innovation and a means to increase dynamic interaction among Chicago’s dancemakers. The Lab Artist program supports artistic exploration, research, and development that leads to production of a new work, culminating in public performances. The select choreographers are active in their field and developing a distinctive trajectory in their work. They possess the skills and experience to undertake a larger project of extended … Read more

Erica in Iceland August 17th-September 30th, 2011

Erica Mott has been invited to act as artist in residence at NES Arts Center in Skagastrond, Iceland. During her time in residency, she will conduct community based, performative co-research on diasporic cowboy culture and maverick mythology for a the Vikings and Cowboys Project, upcoming in 2011/12.… Read more

Summer 2010 News

Erica heads out this June for performances and teaching residencies in New York, North Carolina, Malerargues, France, Oaxaca, Mexico, and Skagastrond, Iceland. Sign up to her mailing list for updates from the road.… Read more

Erica on faculty at Penland School of Craft June 13th -25th, 2010

In a unique collaboration with puppet designer and performer, Clare Dolan, Erica will co-design and teach a course for the Penland School of Craft this summer on Moving Faces: Puppetry and Portraiture. Erica will continue her collaboration with Clare during her upcoming Chicago Dancemaker’s Forum Project.… Read more

Iceland residency

Erica has received an NES artist residency in Skagastrond, Iceland this August and September. During this time, I will be creating performative, community based co-research into diasporic cowboy culture and the mythology of ‘mavericks’.… Read more