Erica Mott is a choreographer, puppeteer, performance maker, and cultural organizer. Erica’s most recent site-specific performances were featured at SOMArts (San Francisco), Ingenuity Fest (Cleveland), NES (Iceland), Museo del Ferrocarril (Mexico), Chicago Arts District Special Exhibitions Space/Artopolis, Minneapolis Fringe Festival, Chicago’s Millennium Park, and Chicago’s PAC/edge Festival. Erica has collaborated nationally with Tim Miller, Eighth Blackbird, Sharon Bridgforth, Coman Poon/re[public] in/decency, and Guillermo Gomez- Peña. She continues to work with Gomez- Peña’s collective, La Pocha Nostra as a core troupe member. Erica is a recipient of several awards including The Santa Fe Art Institute Residency, Ragdale Foundation Residency, NES Artist, the Chicago Dancemakers Forum Fellowship, The Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, the City of Chicago CAAP program and the Neighbourhood Arts Program (NAP).