Erica coaches voice, text and dialects for theatres around the country, including the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival (9 productions, 2004-06), the Clarence Brown Theatre (Sweeney Todd, 2012; Tartuffe, 2011; Major Barbara, 2007), Charlotte Repertory Theatre (The Beauty Queen of Leenane, 2000), The Lost Colony outdoor drama (2010-12), Tribes at the Pure Theatre and Venus in Fur at Trustus Theatre. She was Dialect Coach for the film The Wise Kids and Dialect Consultant for the radio play “Merry Go Round” heard on NPR. Her work is published in The Voice and Speech Review and The Voice and Speech Exercise Book. An Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina-Columbia, she was recently re-appointed as a Teaching Fellow for The Center of Teaching Excellence. She currently serves on the Board of the Lessac Institute and is the SC Editor for the International Dialects of English Archive.