Erika Babins

 

Erika is a CTC winning, Ovation nominated director, choreographer, performer, and educator working on unceded Coast Salish ancestral territory in Vancouver, BC.

As an Artistic Associate for Awkward Stage Productions, she directed a queer revamp of Jasper in Deadland, and choreographed the Pick-of-the-Fringe winning TITUS: The Light and Delightful Musical Comedy of Titus Andronicus, and Cry-Baby: The Musical.

She has been working with Arts Umbrella's Pre-Professional Theatre Troupe as a director and choreographer since 2012 as well as with several other Youth Theatre organizations including the Gateway Theatre Academy, Places des Arts, and The Chilliwack School for Performing Arts.

Resume

2010 - present

2010 - present

Selected Performance Credits

HOW TO ADULT: THE MUSICAL

THE IT GIRL

ALL'S FAIR PLAY             

LOVELASH: THE MUSICAL    

    

SHREK: THE MUSICAL                 

OKLAHOMA!                                 

VICTOR/VICTORIA                       

THE SOUND OF MUSIC  

 

THIS MIGHT FEEL LIKE HOME     

MY AIM IS TRUE                           

DRACULA: THE MUSICAL?           

SMILE: THE MUSICAL                  

CINDERELLA  

THE HOBBIT    

                             

NINE   

                                                 

ANYTHING GOES                          

TOONROCK PARADE  

TRAPPED IN THE MURPHY INN   

Coffee & Screaming/ Eleanor Felton

Dramanatrix Productions/Nancy Von Euw

KalamaTea Productions/Nessa Aref

Entr’act Productions/Erik Gow/Emily Henney

                                                                                                                                                        Terrence Vince

Align Entertainment/Chad Matchette

Royal City Musical Theatre/Valerie Easton

Metro Theatre/Mark Carter/Ken Overby/Chris King

Gateway Theatre/Chris McGregor/Dawn Ewen

                                                                                                                                                               Allan Stiles

Star Star Theatre/Simone Brodie

Garbagebear Productions/Mika Laulainen

Awkward Stage Productions/Andy Toth

ASP/Cara Tench/Corwin Ferguson/Andy Toth 

          Exit 22/Gillian Barber/Kevin Michael Cripps

Shelley Stewart Hunt

 Exit 22/Stuart Aikins

Pidedream Theatre/Mike Mackenzie

                                                                                                                                   K.M.Cripps/Meagan Ekelund

Metro Theatre/Allison Schamberger/D Ewen

PRP/Jocelyn Peden

Gold Fever Follies/Kyle Collins

Imogen

Molly    

Violet                                         

Caroline/Dance Captain

 

Blind Mouse/Dance Captain            

Dancer                                          

Lead Dancer                  

New Postulant/Dancer      

   

Samantha                                    

Alison                                        

Nelly Norton/Dance Cptn          

Debralee                                

Grace/Dance Cptn                

 

Kuroko Group                              

Annabella      

                                     

Purity                                      

Crazy Fan Dancer                          

Joan                                                             

Training

GRADUATE OF CAPILANO UNIVERSITY'S MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM

  ACTING: Gillian Barber, Desmond Price, Bill Murdoch, Colin Legge

  SINGING: Kevin Michael Cripps, Barb Tomasic, Sylvia Zaradic

  DANCE- JAZZ/BALLET/TAP: Shelley Stewart Hunt, Keri Minty

  FILM: P. Lynn Johnson, Jackson Davies

  MUSIC THEORY & PIANO: Dr. Wendy Grant, Kevin Michael Cripps

  MASTER CLASS/WORKSHOPS: Stuart Aikins, Nick Harrison, Troy McLaughlin,                                                                        Michel Guimond, Melissa Leifer,

                                                         Robert McQueen, Colin Legge, Doug Abrahams 

 
Special Skills

Ballet/Pointe Work (RAD Adv 1), Adv Jazz, Modern, Tap.

Cheerleading (Base/Third) 

Can-Can Dancing, Intermediate Lifts and Partner Dances 

Ukulele and Guitar

Fluent in French. Proficient Hebrew speaking.  British, Irish, Hungarian and Southern accents.