Erin graduated from The Victorian College of the Arts in Musical Theatre on a Whitehorse Arts Council scholarship. After performing as Cindy in David W Young’s A Beauty Spot for Magnormos, she went directly into the role of Elphaba in Wicked (USJ, Japan). Following this she returned to Australia to appear in Eddie Perfect’s concert version of Shane Warne-The Musical for The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and The Production Company’s Damn Yankees (Victorian State Theatre). Erin was then asked to return to Japan to reprise her role as Elphaba in Wicked.
UK credits include Bohemian Rhapsody- West End stars sing Queen (Original Cast, National and International Tour), An Evening with Dame Edna (Claridges), John Bucchino and Friends (St James Studio) and Mona in A Class Act (Landor Theatre) while performing simultaneously in her well-reviewed one woman show An Evening with Erin Cornell (St James Studio).
Erin is also a patron at The James Huish Academy and the Belfast Performing Arts School where she has taught several masterclasses and private vocal lessons
Erin’s Australian television credits include Neighbours (Channel 10), Lowdown, Race relations (ABC), Before The Game (Channel 10), The Kerri-Anne Show (Channel 9) and Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton (Channel 10).
Last year The Singapore Symphony Orchestra invited Erin to be their special guest artist, singing 9 songs for their annual gala event at the St Regis Hotel, Singapore. Erin has played the role of Grizabella in CATS the musical for South Korea, Singapore, Macau and return season to South Korea (Seoul and Co and RUG)
Erin then returned home to cover Delta Goodrem as the Grizabella Standby for CATS the musical, Australian tour (RUG).
She has currently been touring with ‘Rock Rhapsody’ Featuring Stars of the Australian stage and London’s west end performing the music of the worlds greatest rock band Queen (Good Egg Productions).