Erin Baldwin

Emerging Arts Critics Contributor

Erin Baldwin is a freelance writer based in Toronto. A former dancer and Violist, Baldwin completed her Masters in English at the University of Toronto. She currently runs Truths + Edits, a literary blog dedicated to talking about all things books. 

Erin Baldwin's Work


The Privilege of the Pastoral

Grove raises crucial questions during a period of global outcry By Erin Baldwin

Julia Alpin and Terrill Maguire’s pastoral meditation livestream, Grove, raises questions about accessibility and inequity.


The Inner Lives of Clowns

Kemi Projects explores performance and desire in new work Known By Erin Baldwin

Jennifer Dallas explores the tension between performativity and desire in Known, a new work by Kemi Contemporary Dance Projects presented at Artscape Youngplace in Toronto.


In the Grip of a Crowd

Hanna Kiel’s Resonance By Erin Baldwin

If you’re looking for clues to deciphering Resonance, the new dance production from Toronto-based choreographer Hanna Kiel, you might start with the name.

On the Ground

Competition Becomes Celebration

By Erin Baldwin

In many ways, The Erik Bruhn Prize does away with the cutthroat atmosphere of competition and becomes more like a showcase for burgeoning young dancers, contemporary choreography and some of the finest pas de deux in the classical repertoire.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Sartre, Meet Shakespeare

By Erin Baldwin

If there’s a thread that ties together the two vastly different works in The National Ballet of Canada’s November mixed program, it might just be the theme of love.