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Erica Lauren Maholmes

Erica Lauren Maholmes is a designer, assistant, and technician for live theatre and dance. She has worked for Cleveland Play House (Lighting Apprentice), Illinois Shakespeare Festival (Master Electrician), Xavier Pierce Designs LLC (Studio Assistant), and Longwood Gardens (Performance Technician). Selected credits include: The Fairy Doll (Lighting Designer) Kansas Ballet Company, The Gradient (Assistant Lighting Designer) Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. She was a participating Lighting Designer (Group 22 -Harvest) as part of the 2021 Collaborations of Merritt presented by The Michael Merritt Awards in Chicago. Her design portfolio has been displayed internationally at the 2019 Prague Quadrennial as part of the Emergence Portfolio Library. She is an alumni of the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, West Chester University (BA), and Illinois State University (MFA). She is a proud member of both Black Theatre Network and Design Action. ericalaurenmaholmes.com