Eric Micha Holmes, MFA

Affiliated Faculty

Eric Micha Holmes is a dramatist, educator, dramaturg, and editor whose work has been produced by Audible Inc. (“Rapture Season”), BBC 4 (“Care Inc.”), The National Black Theatre (“Mondo Tragic”), Guild Hall (“Falls for Jodie”) and has been developed at The New Black Fest, (“Blessèd Are The Meek”), The Apollo Theatre (“Color Theory”), and New York Theatre Workshop (“Nimpsey Pink”). Fellowships include Space at Ryder Farm, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, and The Dramatist Guild Fellowship among many others. “Walking Next To Michael Brown: Confessions Of A Tragic Mulatto,” has toured with Kennedy Center’s Civic Artist Award-winning “Hands Up: 7 Playwrights / 7 Testaments” to theaters across the country including The Alliance Theatre (GA), The Brooklyn Museum of Art (NY), and Flashpoint Theatre (PA). “Decentered Playwriting: Alternative Techniques of the Stage,” a forthcoming collection of essays on the craft of intercultural playwriting, will be published by Routledge Press.

Educational Background

  • MFA, University of Iowa
  • BA, Arizona State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Inter/cross-cultural practices
  • Stage
  • Audio
  • Screen
  • Expanded Media
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Black Performance History

Selected Publications

“Decentered Playwriting: Alternative Techniques for the Stage,” Routledge Press. 2023

“Rapture Season: From a Glacier We Watch The World Burn,” Audible Inc. 2021

“Mondo Tragic.” National Black Theatre. 2019

“Hands Up: 7 Playwrights / 7 Testaments:” Concord Theatricals. 2018

“Care Inc.” BBC 4. 2018 Website

Affiliation MFA Creative Writing