Erica Elam


Erica Elam lives in Los Angeles, California, but has traveled the world with The Second City on Norwegian Cruise Lines and performed all over Chicago at theaters including The Goodman, Steppenwolf and Chicago Shakespeare.  She teaches improvisation and acting at Second City, iO, The School at Steppenwolf, Notre Dame and Princeton University. Erica is a company member with the critically acclaimed musical improv group, Baby Wants Candy, as well as HOME: An Improvised Play and The Improvised Sondheim Project. Erica was named one of the “Top 5 Actors to Watch” by The Chicago Tribune, is a graduate of The University of Georgia, The Second City Conservatory and The School at Steppenwolf.

2014 Roles:  Sammie in The Tin Woman; Vera Claythorne in Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None

2008 Roles:  Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday ; Cassie Cooper in Rumors