Erika was born and raised in Colorado. After UNCo, she spent six years in NYC where she performed in numerous productions in the city and regionally, and worked as an Actor-Adjunct for NYPD and Rikers Island’s CIT programs (promoting qualitative policing and non-violent de-escalation of persons in crisis).
In 2015 she joined StateraArts, an organization advocating positive action for intersectional gender parity in the arts, as their Social Media Director. She has recently taken on a second role in Statera as one of their Seattle Mentorship Chapter Coordinators.
She currently serves as the Drama Senator for the UW Graduate & Professional Student Senate.