Erinn Crittenden was born in Fontana, California, a suburb of Los Angeles and part of the Inland Empire. She began ballet at the age of 8 to supplement her ice skating and fell in love with dance. Erinn started taking ballet seriously at the age of 14, where she began training with Maple Conservatory in Irvine, California. Since then, she has trained with Pittsburgh Ballet Theater's Graduate Program and Charlotte Ballet Academy. Some of her favorite performances have been George Balanchine's Serenade at PBT, Rite of Spring at Charlotte Ballet, and Provocativo at Cleveland Ballet. She joined Cleveland Ballet in 2019 and is beyond thrilled to be a part of this great company and be surrounded by such beautiful artists every day.