Erin Hallagan, Founder – Story Bar
Erin Hallagan is the founder of Story Bar, an Austin-based multi-disciplinary arts initiative featuring storytelling and the exploration of the human condition through all its programming. Prior to Story Bar, Erin served as Creative Director of the Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference, in addition to producing the festival’s PBS affiliated television show On Story. She is currently on the board of the Austin Film Festival, Austin Emerging Art Leaders, and is co-producing the inaugural Creatives Meets Business Experience. Erin is a graduate of Theatre and Media Arts from Temple University, and recently received her RYT 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Certification. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, yoga, meditation, and exploring the beautiful Texas Hill Country with her dog, Gus.
Illustration by Roxolana Krywonos