Erica is currently the Head of Operations and Training in Melbourne for The Impulse Company, where she delivers their modular, year-long Meisner training, as well as drama teaching positions at various dance and performing arts institutions across Victoria.
She spent 7 years in London, where she trained with the UK’s leading Meisner teacher, Scott Williams at The Impulse Company; he then mentored her to teach his approach to the Technique. In 2016, she became 1 of 2 trained teachers in Australia to deliver Niki Flacks’ Acting with Passion training – grounded in neuroscience and mind body psychology, it is a system of safely accessing emotion through muscular tension and release without psychological, inner-world manipulation.
A BAPA graduate, she has been teaching actors, dancers and circus performers for over 20 years. Erica’s teaching engagements span from Trinity Laban College/Melbourne University, dance and performing arts schools, to the National Centre for Circus Arts in London.
Erica is passionate about the search for safe, emotional truth in acting techniques and aims to instil respect for craft, understanding of self and a positive work ethic in all her students.
She is also a professional Kinesiologist, Life Coach and Sekhem healing practitioner.