Over the past decade Erika Atkins has worked as an arts administrator, youth development professional, teaching artist and performer in not only New York City, but also her native Washington D.C. area. Erika’s life-changing experiences growing up as a young artist led her to attend George Mason University, where she obtained a B.A. in Music.
She is currently the Deputy Director and a Teaching Artist at Opening Act and also holds a Master of Science in Arts Administration from Drexel University. Previously Erika has worked at The New Victory Theater (New York City) and Levine Music (Washington D.C.). She also serves on the Arts Education Advisory Council for Americans for the Arts and is a former board member of the American Alliance for Theater Education.