About Me

 

Erika Mitschrich has been acting in theatre for over 10 years in roles ranging from the dishonest heartbreaker in Neil LaBute’s “The Shape of Things” to the grieving, responsible, and protective older sister, Teresa in Shelagh Stephenson’s, “Memory of Water”. She has also acted in over 15 independent films with various roles including a church custodian, a demon, a comedic gangster, and various mother roles.

 

Continually working on her craft, Erika takes classes for Meisner Technique in Berlin, taught by Steven Ditmyer a former student of both Sanford Meisner and Uta Hagen. She has also studied at the London School of Dramatic Art and received a certificate for screen acting from dBs Berlin, an intense full-time acting program that includes voice, movement, acting for camera, and technique classes.

 

Erika holds a B.A, B.Ed., a M.Sc., and while acting, has taught Drama and literature in Canadian and international schools in China for 10 years. She recieved her yoga teaching certification in Rishikesh, India from Himalayan Yoga Master Yogrishi Vishvketu. Her goal in life is to work with Richard Linklater, Lena Dunham, Greta Gerwig, and Anna Deveare Smith. 

 

 

Erika Mitschrich

Height: 175cm

Eye Color: Blue-Green

Hair Color: Blonde

Location: Berlin, Germany

Stage
Stage

Expedition Metropolis | For Fear of Strangers | 2019

Rosina

dBs Production | Top Girls | 2019

Isabella Bird, Joyce

International Spice | Parental control | 2017

Annette

East West Theatre | The Memory of Water | 2011

Teresa

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East West Theatre | Caucasian Chalk Circle | 2011

Peasant, Lawyer

Zuloo Productions | Aladdin (Pantomime) | 2010

Dancer, Mummy, Yeti

East West Theatre | The Shape of Things | 2010

Evelyn

Zuloo | M.Butterfly | 2009

Renee, Pin-up

Film

Independent | Ming Fung Wong | Eat | 2018

Mother

dBs Prod. | Cleo Spiro  | Hellalucifer | 2019

Lilith

Independent | Pavlos Halans | Mother | 2019

Mother

dBs Prod. |Andrea Riba | Memory Lane | 2019

CEO

dBs Prod. | Zac Yeates  | Church Custodian | 2019

Church Custodian

dBs Prod. | Grattan Aikins  | Now you Don't | 2019

Louise

Education & Training

dBs Berlin | Screen Acing Certificate (1YR) | Adam Donald, Cavana Hazelton, Ariane  Mason, Joshua  Spriggs, Sarah Bleasdale

State University of New York | Master of Science 

Simon Fraser University | Bachelor of Education

Simon Fraser University | Bachelor of Arts (Major History, Minor English Literature)

Meisner International | Meisner Technique 1, 2 | Steven Ditmyer (studied with Sanford Meisner and Uta Hagen, Graduate of Neighbourhood Playhouse School of Theatre, new York)

East West Theatre | Stanislavsky Workshop | Dmitry Troyanovky (Professor New York Tisch School for the arts and Harvard University)

East West Theatre | Mimodynamic, Devising New Theatre, Shakespeare's Hidden Code | Megan Campisi (ALFA and Adami Award winner 2006, graduate of Yale University and L'cole Jacques Lecoq)

East West Theatre | Fundamentals of Voice work for Stage | Michael Corbidge (Associate Artistic Director of Singapore Repertory Theatre, Artistic Director of 'The Young Company", Vocal coach/Lecturer Royal Shakespeare Company)

Private Tutor | Intensive Acting Course | John Swindells (BAEA, AEA, CAEA, ACTRA, SAG, AFTRA, UBCP)

London School of Dramatic Art | Intensive Acting Course |  

World Conscious Yoga Family | Yoga Teacher Training Certificate 200Hr | Yogrishri Vishvketu

Special Skills

Empathic | Strong Interpersonal Skills

English (1st Language) | German (B2) | Spanish (A1) | Chinese (A1)

Yoga

Dance (Flamenco, Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop)