Erica Bittner has been fortunate to work as an actor in everything from Shakespeare to network TV, from devised new work to improv in commercials. She strives for collaboration and discovery in any process, whether she’s on stage or on set.
TV credits include The Chi (Showtime - recurring), Chicago Fire (NBC – two episodes), and American Greed (CNBC). She’s also been featured as a principal for over a dozen commercials in addition to various industrials, documentaries, and voice over spots.
Theatre credits include: Noises Off (Windy City Playhouse); King Charles III (Cardinal Stage); all three runs of Bad Jews (Theatre Wit/North Shore/Royal George); I & You, The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story, You Can’t Take It With You, A Dickens Carol, Pygmalion, Love’s Labours Lost (Oak Park Festival Theatre); A Christmas Carol (Drury Lane); The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe (First Folio); and many more productions with Redmoon (local and national), Oracle Theatre, Piven Theatre, Music Theatre Works, Music Theater Company, GreatWorks, Back Room Shakespeare Project, One Year Chekhov, Chicago Dramatists, Victory Gardens, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Her international credits include The Two Noble Kinsmen (RADA) and Momentary Opera (Redmoon – Japan/China).
Outside of her work as an actor, Erica has visited thirteen countries across three continents to date, including a summer spent at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. www.ericabittner.com