Eric is an actor, educator, facilitator and all around creative person who has worked with groups of all ages for over 25 years. He studied theatre at the University of LaVerne where he specialized in Creative Dramatics and Acting. Professionally, Eric has acted in regional children’s theatre companies and has appeared in over 50 plays. He has taught drama in regional acting conservatories, schools and community programs around the world. Eric helped launch Partners for Youth Empowerment and has traveled extensively as a global trainer for the organization. He enjoys helping teachers and educators discover ways to incorporate drama into their curriculum. Whether through improvisation or focused theatre games, Eric is an advocate for creating fun and vibrant learning environments. He is currently a Master’s degree student at the European Graduate School, studying Expressive Arts Therapy.