About Erika

Erika is a Colorado-bred, Brooklyn-based artist. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2012 with a B.A. in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Acting, and moved to New York City.

Since her move, she has spent some time with Musical Theatre International revamping their show pages, studied with T. Shreiber Studios, and participated in an array of productions and readings for both the stage and screen.

When she’s not working as an actor on stage, she spends her time as an actor-trainer for the Crisis Intervention Training programs for NYPD’s recruits, HNT, and ESU units, and Riker’s Island’s Department of Corrections. The CIT program aims to prioritize qualitative policing and encourage prison reform by training officers to de-escalate emotionally distressed and mentally ill persons in a nonviolent manner.

Her next big move will be to Seattle, WA in the fall of 2018 to pursue her Master's Degree in Acting at the University of Washington. Erika is delighted to be on the Statera Team and to take positive action for gender balance in the theatre and beyond.