Erica Fae is an actor and theatre/filmmaker, and graduated from New York University’s Experimental Theatre Wing (ETW). Her solo play (as writer/performer) A Girl Joan was commissioned by Dance Theater Workshop, and also performed at New York Theatre Workshop, The Culture Project, and HERE, where she was also awarded a one-year residency for the creation of new work. Her new play (as conceiver, co-writer and performer), Take What Is Yours, received support from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, was been developed in residencies at New Georges and IRT, had its first reading at New York Theatre Workshop, inaugurated The New OHIO Theatre with workshop performances in October 2011, and is opening in NYC in May 2012. She has written and directed 2 short films, which have screened at festivals worldwide and for which she received Best Short and Best Actress awards; and has written 3 feature films, one of which is in development. As an actor, she has worked with Martha Clarke, Ripe Time, and Ping Chong, among others; has performed at The New Victory, The Kennedy Center, American Repertory Theatre, American Conservatory Theatre, the Walker Arts Center, Performing Arts Chicago, the McCarter Theatre and the Power Center in Michigan; and can be seen in feature films Synecdoche, New York; Baby Mama; The Savages, Little Children; Trainwreck, My Life as an Idiot; Please Give, and The Music Never Stopped. Fae first trained in the physical, Grotowski-based work at age 15, and teaches physical acting training at Yale School of Drama’s MFA program and NYU’s ETW. She has also taught at Naropa University’s MFA program and in private workshops in NYC and abroad.