Erica Cruz Hernández

Member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA).

THIS SEASON: Nurse, Lady Montague in Romeo and Juliet and Emilia, First Merchant, Second Merchant in The Comedy of Errors

OTHER THEATER: The Winter’s Tale, Measure for Measure (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), and Cymbeline u/s (American Players Theatre). Additional collaborations and credits include: The New Harmony Project, St. Louis, and Arkansas Shakespeare Festivals, Dipped in Honey (Teatro Bravo, AZ), CabaretTitus AndronicusBecause I Am Your Queen (Illinois Theatre), Aguijón Theater’s bilingual production of Soldaderas (Goodman Theatre Latinx Theatre Festival), and the Festival de Mujeres en Escena por la Paz in Bogotá, Colombia.

BIO: Erica Cruz Hernández (she/her) is honored and excited to make her ASC debut! She can also be seen in the films En Algun Lugar (A Place To Be – available on Amazon), and the upcoming Midwestern. Erica is wrapping up her MFA at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is a recipient of the Kate Neal Kinley Fellowship, and an ensemble member with Chicago’s Aguijón Theater Company, which has produced Spanish-language and bilingual works for over 30 years. Next up, she is excited to rejoin American Players Theatre for their upcoming 2022 season. Amor a mi familia y mi Jess!