Command of the Stage
"Under smooth direction of Africa the cast refuses to bow under the weight of Coehlo's words and ideas"
- Backstage West
"The vignettes forged by director Erin McBride Africa’s seven-member ensemble have a genuine sense of fun and surprise."
Los Angeles Times
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"The spellbinding sense of surrealism in the actors' graceful movement, beautifully choreographed by Erin McBride Africa..."
Erin McBride Africa is a director, choreographer, performer, and theatre professor based in the Los Angeles area.
Erin is intrigued by works that spark imagination while raising challenging questions. Her passions include physically expressive theatre, collaboratively developed new works, and lively classics. Every theatre performance is a journey.
Erin is an experienced and dedicated stage director & theatre Educator. Read Erin’s story to learn about the many destinations along her travels that made her the artist she is today.
Visit the Stage
Erin has worked as an actor, director, and producer with numerous Los Angeles theatre companies. She holds an MFA in Directing, a BA in Theatre Arts, and an AA in Theatre Arts. Take a look to see highlights from Erin’s work in photos and videos.
Praise From the Press
In a short amount of time Erin McBride Africa has made her mark in the theatrical community. Praised by various publications and groups, Erin has enjoyed tremendous reviews and accolades for her work both onstage and backstage.