Erin K. Orr
Erin Orr is a puppeteer, storyteller, and teaching artist. She focuses on how the interdisciplinary nature of puppet theater offers multiple entry points to literacy in early childhood. She created a sequential puppetry curriculum (Pre-k through third grade) which she has taught PS 130 in Brooklyn for 20 years. She’s currently a full-time puppetry curriculum specialist and mentor at Arts Connection working on “Bridges”, a professional development grant which helps early childhood classroom teachers use puppetry arts to support literacy development. Erin is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where she focused on storytelling and early childhood education.