Erin Bregman’s theatrical work has been produced by Just Theater, Rorschach Theater, 6NewPlays, Playground, Actor’s Theater of Santa Cruz, and Bay One Acts. Her work has been developed across the country, including readings and workshops with The Brick, Inkwell, Profile Theater, American Conservatory Theater, The Lark, The Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Impact Theater, and PlayGround. She has been a multi-year finalist for the Princess Grace Awards and the Global Age Project, and has been a resident artist at Zoo Labs, the Playwrights Foundation, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, and PlayGround.
Recent librettist work includes an ongoing collaboration with composer Alex Stein; a piece for choir, children’s choir, and chamber orchestra with composer and singer Matt Boehler; and a 20-minute opera with composer John Glover for Washington National Opera’s young artist program. During the day, she makes operas with kids.
A native of Santa Cruz, California, Erin grew up making backyard theater and studying classical guitar. She attended UC Santa Barbara as a College of Creative Studies Literature major, where she studied playwriting under Naomi Iizuka, and now lives in San Francisco with her partner Jon Fischer.