Creative Expressions

Expressing our faith through the arts

Creative Expressions

Dance, music, drama … for all ages.

Creative Expressions

Be a part of it!

… to serve as a collaborative and foundational ministry, to worship and demonstrate faith, hope, and love through the performing arts …

Erin's Creative Expressions Mission Statement

Click here for a brochure that describes each program in more detail.

Sonshine Company

Wednesday nights, 6:20-7:30 pm

This Theatre group provides 1st through 6th grade students with exceptional opportunities not only to learn about music, drama, dance, and vocal projection, but also to grow spiritually, develop confidence and discipline, learn teamwork, and to improve their self-esteem. Sonshine Company rehearses weekly throughout the school year, with monthly Saturday rehearsal camps, leading up to a major musical Theatre performance in April.

Led by Cynthia House, director; Rachel Little, music director; Kelly Boyd, assistant director.

Journey 7

Wednesday nights, 6:20-7:30 pm

TroupeJ7 is the continuing growing Creative Expressions program, Journey7, at Erin Presbyterian Church. The Troupe exists to nurture encouraging young community actors, directors and writers. In the 2017-2018 season TroupeJ7 will be built with a focus in monologues, directing, and Playback Theater performance. Youth participants can expect to achieve character development, team building skills, trust, respect, and spacial awareness as performing artists in a Christian community. The Troupe is lead by Rachel Norman and Melody Watts of Knoxville, TN.

Dayspring Dance Ensemble

Sunday nights, 3:45-4:45 pm

This dance performance group is for 6th-12th grade students, who develop dance and movement skills by performing choreography to instrumental and vocal pieces. Dayspring focuses on dance techniques from ballet and modern dance methods to broaden members’ core abilities and prepare works for performance in Erin worship services. They rehearse weekly throughout the school year.

Led by Courtney Vanderpool, director.

Such is the Kingdom

Sunday nights, 5:00-6:00 pm

This musical performance group for K-5th grade students is designed to help members become poised and confident performers and to grow in their relationships with each other and with God. They perform regularly in worship services at Erin, as well as at other events in the Knoxville community. Such is the Kingdom rehearses weekly throughout the school year.

Led by Cynthia House, director; Kelly Boyd, assistant director.

Erin Youth Players


This theatre group for middle & high school students produces one musical theater show each summer. The performances are typically the last week of June, with rehearsals starting in mid-May. The production team varies from year to year.

This year’s show was Seussical!

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