Our Team

Errin Weaver

Executive Artistic Director

 Errin Weaver is a teaching artist, wellness advocate, and community activator.  She began her dance training in African dance as a company member of Dance Afrika Dance of Cleveland, OH.  Errin attended Tennessee State University on a university performing arts scholarship, and then relocated to Chicago where she performed with the renowned Muntu Dance Theatre, under the direction of Amaniyea Payne.  She is certified at the M'Singha Wuti level for the Umfundalai Contemporary African Dance technique and has taught spiritual and African based dance forms extensively.  She has worked with such notable choreographers as Abdel Salaam, Jeffrey Page, Monique Haley, Ronald K. Brown, Babacar N’Diaye, and the late Baba Chuck Davis. Errin is a sought after choreographer and instructor of sacred dance rooted in the Gospel tradition.  Her organization Errin Ministries, and the recently formed Raise Your Praise Ministry Institute, trains and equips dancers and leaders toward excellence in dance ministry.  In 2019, she formed Mojuba! Dance Collective, an African contemporary dance company dedicated to exploring spiritual and cultural dance traditions of the African Diaspora to restore community wellness, share and validate the Black narrative experience, and reestablish cultural connection. 

Donna Berry

Director of Administration

Donna Berry is the Branch Manager of Angels Care Home Health in Fairlawn, Ohio. Ms. Berry is a seamstress, event planner, creative, and arts administrator. She has lead teams in healthcare and the arts since 1998. Previously, Ms. Berry was Director of Administration for the nonprofit Errin Ministries where she wore many hats.  She sewed garments, developed and executed budgets, managed merchandising and decorated event spaces, all in addition to administering culturally relevant programming to the community.  

 

With a  passion for the arts and a keen eye for detail , she has served on the board of directors for Cleveland Dance Movement and was instrumental in the hosting of the International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference held in Cleveland,  Ohio in 2015.

 

Ms. Berry is a member of the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice, Ohio Home Care Association and a proud  member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.