COMEDY CASTING RESUME
COMMERCIAL COMEDY CASTING CREDITS: Erica has cast many hilarious cross-promos for COMEDY CENTRAL, including Bud Light, 3 Musketeers, Twix, Subway, Cigna, Experian, Comedy Central App, Burger King, Comedy Central Festival promo, Axe, Geico, Kia, Experian, Budweiser, Lowes, Papa John’s, Dave & Busters, Cadillac, Pop Tarts, Butterfingers, and 1st promos for Amy Schumer show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, South Park, Tosh.0, promo for comedian Eugene Mirman’s 1 hr comedy special, and Workaholics/Stride Gum.
Other commercial comedy casting credits include T‐Mobile (w/Catherine Zeta-Jones), Sobe ad for 2009 Superbowl, All Bran (with John McEnroe), Verizon “Can you Hear Me Now” guy, Coke Zero, Bud Light, Time Warner Cable, Lever 2000, Swiffer, Stride Gum, AMEX, Citibank, Phillips 66, Lowe’s, Booking.com, ESPY Awards, Geico, Lendingtree, a big campaign for Greenpeace where talent were asked to tell their worst jokes – included Michael Showalter and Lewis Black. On-camera promos for 30 Rock, TNT, TBS/Domino’s, TLC Say Yes to The Dress, and Discovery Channel/SCJohnson. Some older ads: Visa (with Ronde & Tike Barber), Virgin Mobile (with Wyclef Jean), Coinstar, Ameritrade (“Stuart”) Verizon (“Ringtones”, “Store”, “Bridesmaids”, “Airport” spots)
FILM, TV, WEBSERIES & THEATER, COMEDY CREDITS:
MEAN GIRLS, SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE, HOLIDAY, AQUAMARINE, indie films HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Sundance 2001), SHORTBUS (Cannes 2006), DOUBLE WHAMMY (Sundance 2001), SERIES 7 (Sundance 2001), GREAT WORLD OF SOUND (Sundance 2005), JUST LIKE THE SON (Tribeca Festival 2006), In 2001 Erica attended Sundance Film Festival representing the casting of 5 films: Series 7, Acts of Worship, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Diary of a City Priest, and Double Whammy. She produced and cast several films, including the dark comedies “AMATEURS,” and “DOOMSDAYS” (with Justin Rice & Leo Fitzpatrick) as well as musical biopic “THIRSTY”, “DUMPING LISA,” “MURT RAMIREZ WANTS TO KICK MY ASS,” “HANNAH HAS A HO PHASE” (featuring SNL cast member Kate McKinnon), and hilarious shorts film “STAY AT HOME” (LA Shorts Festival, Big Apple Film Festival), and “CORN DOG BABY,” which features an ensemble of gifted improv/comedy talent. Cast the comedic film “C STREET” starring Dylan Walsh, Don Stark, Michael Gross, Bruce Altman, Jessica Blank, Grainger Hines, and Carey Lowell and recently cast the comedy series “BLANK MEETS BLANK” for TRUTV, and Winners View “Fixers” comedy pilot.
Erica served as casting consultant for 2014 SHORTY AWARDS, award show for best social media content, attaching Natasha Leggero as host and presenters Matt Walsh, H. Jon Benjamin and Gilbert Gottfried. She also completed casting on a modern day commedia dell ‘arte play ‘DELIRIUM’S DAUGHTERS”, directed by Kathleen Butler,
Over her 20 year career Erica has become an exceptional casting director having worked and learned from an array of commercial and film directors John Cameron Mitchell, Tom DiCillo, Jesse Peretz, Russell Bates, Doug Nichol, Mike Bigelow, Baker Smith, Mikon Van Gastel, Matt Aselton, Phil Morrison, Jeff Preiss, David Gordon Green, Pam Thomas, Kinka Usher, Frank Samuel, Dewey Nicks, Mark Pellington, Mark Tiedemann, Fredrik Bond, Stacy Wall, Morgan J Freeman allowing her to develop her own natural techniques in directing, inventive casting ideas and teaching methods.
Her passion for comedy took her one step further into the trenches of improv. In 2011, she graduated from Level 1 and 2 Improv at The PIT (The People’s Improv Theater). More recently Erica explored the world of storytelling, first in the hilarious show “Mortified” at Littlefield located in Brooklyn and then performed in a Magnet Theater Storytelling Level 1 graduation show.