Erik Ehn
Affiliated Writer
Greenbrae, CA

Work includes The Saint Plays, No Time Like the Present, Wolf at the Door, Tailings, Beginner, and Ideas of Good and Evil. The Soulographie project, which recently premiered at La MaMa in NY (November 2012), is a series of 17 plays written over 20 years on the history of the U.S. in the 20th Century from the point of view of its genocides (scripts include Maria Kizito, Heavenly Shades of Night are Falling, Yermedea, and Drunk Still Drinking). His works have been produced in San Francisco (Intersection, Thick Description, Yugen), Seattle (Annex, Empty Space), Austin (Frontera), New York (BACA, Whitney Museum), San Diego (Sledgehammer), Chicago (Red Moon), Atlanta (7 Stages), Los Angeles (Cal Rep, Museum of Jurassic Technology), Belgrade (Dah), and elsewhere. He has taught at the University of Iowa, Naropa, UC San Diego, UT Dallas, and Cal Arts (graduate); University of San Francisco, SF State, Santa Clara, and Skidmore (undergrad). He just completed a writing workshop with the Belarus Free Theater in Minsk. He conducts annual trips to Rwanda/Uganda, taking students and professionals in the field to study the history of these countries, and to explore the ways art is participating in recovery from violence. He produces the Arts in the One World conference yearly, which engages themes of art and social change. Artistic Associate, Theatre of Yugen. Graduate of New Dramatists. Former Dean of the CalArts School of Theater. Current Director of Writing for Performance, Brown University.

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Erik Ehn's new play Clover is being performed at La MaMa through 12/16!