Gerri Houlihan began her professional career at the Julliard School, studying with Anthony Tudor and members of Martha Graham and Jose Limon dance companies. She has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, was a soloist with Lar Lubovitch and has choreographed for countless institutions including New York City High School of Performing Arts, Boston Ballet and North Carolina School of the Arts.
Ms. Houlihan was on the faculty of New World School of the Arts in Miami for eleven years. She is currently co-dean of American Dance Festival and has participated in seventeen international linkages, sending her all over the world to teach classes. Ms Houlihan is a professor of dance at Florida State University in Tallahassee Florida.