A Native of Cartersville, Georgia, Erik attended Kennesaw State University for his undergraduate studies receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre and Performance studies. For his graduate work, he attended Boston University where he received his Masters Degree in Costume Design. He is a two time national Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival award recipient for excellence in Costume Design. Some works of note include Good for Boston Center for American Performance, Therése Raquin for BU Opera Institute, Assistant Design and Millinery for Emperor Of Atlantis for Boston Lyric Opera, A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant at Dad’s Garage, The Last Night of Ballyhoo at Georgia Ensemble Theatre and most recently he served as Crafts Manager at the Glimmerglass Opera.
Suzi Bass Awards History
2015 Suzi Bass Winner, Costume Design Play, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Actor's Express
2015 Suzi Bass Nominee, Costume Design Musical, Evita, Serenbe Playhouse
2015 Suzi Bass Nominee, Design TYA, The Secret Garden, Serenbe Playhouse
2014 Suzi Bass Winner, Costume Design Play, The Navigator, 7 Stages
2014 Suzi Bass Nominee, Costume Design Musical, The Rocky Horror Show, Actor's Express
2012 Suzi Bass Nominee, Costume Design Musical, Spring Awakening, Actor's Express