Erin Prange is the Executive Director at Big Muddy Dance Company and our September Insider! Discover her favorite places, events, and things in the District. 


  1. Wednesday Night Jazz Crawl – “The vibe of the Dark Room and the feel-good style of the talented musicians creates the atmosphere for a great evening!”
  2. Oktoberfest at Urban Chestnut – “I love how this event brings people to the district, and I’m excited about the expansion of the Washington Blvd. block this year.”
  3. Squatter’s Cafe at KDHX –  “This has become a hub for artists to meet, greet, work, and relax. Plus they have amazing food!”
  4. The Sheldon Art Galleries –  “Golf the Galleries was such an original and unique exhibit, it was awesome to see them attract some new arts-goers, and I’m excited to see what they do next.”
  5. Evening dance classes at The Big Muddy Dance Company – “These classes are ideal for people to attend after work and get in a work-out while learning new skills.”



About Erin:

Born and raised in St. Louis, Erin Warner Prange holds her B.A. in Dance and Spanish from Colorado State University and her Masters of Fine Arts in Arts Management and Leadership from Webster University. In 2006, Erin taught dance for the Boston public school district through the Topf Center for Dance Education, and danced with Fusionworks II in Providence, RI under the tutelage of Deb Meunier and Stephanie Sanford. After moving back to St. Louis, she worked as aTrek Dance Collective’s Education Program Coordinator, founded the modern and contemporary programs at the Dance Center of Kirkwood, and was a company member of the Slaughter Project under artistic direction of Cecil Slaughter before joining The Big Muddy Dance Company in 2011. Throughout her 7 seasons as a company dancer for The Big Muddy, she had the honor of dancing in choreographic works by renowned artists such as Lou Conte, Sam Watson, Harrison McEldowney, Lauri Stallings, and many more.  Erin has served The Big Muddy Dance Company as its Executive Director since 2012.