Erica Hughes is a graduate of VCU’s MFA Theatre Pedagogy program, specializing in Stage Voice and Speech. For Theatre VCU, she appeared as Mrs. Bennet in Pride & Prejudice, translated the French text for Frankenstein: Dawn of a Monster, and served as the voice/dialect coach for numerous productions, including Junta High, Pride & Prejudice, Macbeth, Arabian Nights, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. She has also coached productions for various Richmond theatres, including Quill Theatre and the Firehouse Theatre. From Pittsburgh, PA, Erica has coached at Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Opera, and other local theatres. She has a bachelor’s degree in Theatre and French from Denison University, and has also trained at Carnegie Mellon University, the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, and Brandeis University.