Originally from Clifton Park, Erika is an accomplished performer, director, and choreographer. She currently teaches English Language Arts and is the director of Mohon Masque Jr. at Draper Middle School. Erika earned her MAT in English from Union Graduate College and BM in Music Theater from Westminster Choir College. She has performed with theaters across the country and many local groups including Capital Rep, Cohoes Music Hall, Not So Common Players, and NYSTI. Favorite performance credits include The Secret Garden (Lily), The Music Man (Marian Paroo), James Joyce’s The Dead (Lily/Young Julia), Sleeping Beauty (Drowsy Spirit/Music Director), White Christmas (Betty Haynes), Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit), and Don Giovanni (Zerlina).
With Saratoga Children’s Theatre: Fiddler on the Roof Jr., Peter Pan Jr., Dear Edwina Jr., High School Musical Jr., Into the Woods Jr., Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Seussical Jr., You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Wizard of Oz, SCT Idol, Musical Theatre Workshops, and Master Your Audition Workshop.