Head of the Design Program, University of Iowa, 2008-present. For the University of Iowa, Eric designs include American Idiot, Luck of the Irish, The Crucible, Slaughter City, and Eurydice, as well as advising 140+ student productions. Previously, Eric taught at University of Illinois (Krannert Center for the Performing Arts), 2001–2008; and was the Resident Scenic Designer at PCPA Theaterfest, 1995–2001.
With 120+ designs to date, other venues include Madison Opera; Utah Shakespeare Festival (13 shows); California Shakespeare Festival; Fulton Theatre; San Jose Repertory Theatre; Walker Art Center; and USITT USA Exhibitions at the Prague Quadrennial, 2007 and 2011.
B.A., Lewis & Clark College; M.F.A., Ohio University; United Scenic Artists 829. www.rericstone.com