Erin Markey creates comedic and conceptual performances, often involving music, for stage and video. She's also an actress. She is the recipient of NYFA's 2012 Cutting Edge Artist Fund Grant. Major works include Puppy Love: A Stripper's Tail
(P.S. 122), The Dardy Family Home Movies by Stephen Sondheim by Erin Markey
(San Francisco Film Society), and, in collaboration with Joseph Keckler, Looking for Limbo
(Lincoln Center Director's Lab). She is a featured regular in the critically acclaimed performance series Our Hit Parade
at Joe's Pub (The Public Theater), where she regularly collaborates with Tony-nominated musician Kenny Mellman (Kiki and Herb
). She has shown other work at The New Museum, Leslie Lohman Museum, Michelle Tea's Sister Spit Tour, The Sex Workers' Art Show, and Deja Vu Showgirls and Love Boutique.
As an actress, Markey is a company member of Half Straddle, has performed with Young Jean Lee's Theater company and starred in the NYC premiere of Tennessee WIlliams' Green Eyes (Hudson Hotel, Ames Hotel), for which she received Boston's Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress. On television, she was a series regular on Jeffery and Cole Casserole (LOGO Network).
She is currently adapting her live show The Dardy Family Home Movies by Stephen Sondheim by Erin Markey
into a musical TV series.