Pamela Erickson

Lecturer of Theatre & Dance

Pam is a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo alumnus and is currently a dance faculty member at both Gonzaga University and Whitworth University. Her professional dance experience includes performances with the San Francisco Dance Theatre, Chamber Dance Ballet Company...

Portrait of Pamela Erickson, Lecturer of Theatre and Dance

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Courses Taught

THEA 228 Dance History
THEA 124 Ballet I
THEA 226 Accelerated Ballet Technique
THEA 320 Ballet II
THEA 496 Strategies of Dance Instruction


Pam is a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo alumnus and is currently a dance faculty member at both Gonzaga University and Whitworth University. Her professional dance experience includes performances with the San Francisco Dance Theatre, Chamber Dance Ballet Company SF and the Sphinx Jazz-Ballet Company of Vienna, Austria.

As a dance educator, Pam has taught master classes at the American College Dance Association Conference, Western Washington University and the Universities of Alaska and Utah. Additional educational experiences include the teacher training course at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and in conjunction with the Mark Morris Dance Group Outreach Program, training and teaching dance classes for Parkinson’s patients and their care-givers.

Pam also coaches young dancers for the Youth America Grand Prix competitions, is a national judge for Spotlight Dance Competitions and is the director of Gonzaga University’s annual Summer Dance Intensive.