erin_dillyWe are thrilled to have Broadway sensation ERIN DILLY join our New York faculty next term!

Erin has spent the last twenty years starring on Broadway, TV and in film, and is thrilled to be joining the faculty of the American Musical Theatre Academy of New York. Most recently, she starred in the world premiere of Michael Kimmel and Lauren Pritchard’s critically acclaimed new musical Songbird at 59East 59 Street Theater. Dilly created the role of “Mother” in the Broadway musical A Christmas Story after a turn starring opposite Matthew Broderick in Broadway’s Nice Work If You Can Get It. Dilly garnered Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for her performance as “Truly Scrumptions” in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Other Broadway credits include: Into the Woods, The Boys from Syracuse and Follies. Acclaimed Encores! starring performances in Fiorello, and Babes in Arms. Regional/National Tours: Into the Woods (MUNY), Mary Poppins (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera), In the Mood, (BERKSHIRE THEATRE FESTIVAL) Leading Ladies (ALLEY THEATRE) and starring roles in the national tours of South Pacific, Beauty and the Beast, Martin Guerre (Helen Hayes Award Nomination) all of which played the Fisher Theatre, here in Detroit.

On television, Dilly has guest starred on: “Person of Interest” “Boardwalk Empire,” (recurring role, final season) “The Good Wife,” “Elementary,” “Gossip Girl,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Canterbury’s Law,” “12 Men Of Christmas,” and all 3 “Law & Orders”. Film credits include: Julie and Julia, Too Big to Fail, Everyday People, and The Diary of Preston Plummer. Erin is adjunct faculty at PACE UNIVERSITY in the Musical Theatre Program and also the founder of THE LIVING STUDIO, an acting studio in NYC. ( She also created the Summer Musical Theatre Intensive 6 DAYS OF BROADWAY at the Segerstom Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, CA. She has taught master classes at University of Michigan and Interlochen Fine Arts Camps among other institutions across the country.