Eric served as translator during Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's visit with Colombian Refugee business owners in 2007

Eric has over 15 years experience using theater as a tool for education and work with youth all over the world. He has trained colombian youth for Unhcr, clowned with Corporacion humor y vida on the ecuador/colombia Border, delivered social and emotional learning trainings in over 60 schools in CA and performed for youth in libraries throughout northern ca in english and spanish

 

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Eric was recently featured on KVIE (PBS) for the work he does  conducting social and emotional learning trainings in schools throughout CA and the US with the organization Community Matters

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Eric performed with San Francisco's Premier sketch comedy group Killing my Lobster in their collaboration with 826 Valencia in a show entirely written by urban youth at their writing programs

 

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In 2009, Eric received a grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to deliver an improv workshop for elementary students at the Anacostia Branch of the Boys and Girls Club.  This workshop resulted in two performances by the 9 and 10 year olds on both sides of the Anacostia

 Here during the opening number for 826+KML=BFF's

Here during the opening number for 826+KML=BFF's

In 2002-2003 Eric worked in maximum security state prisons throughout the state of Michigan facilitating Theater of the Oppressed workshops for inmates with the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP)