Lecturer on Theater, Dance & Media
Erika Bailey is a professional dialect coach and the Head of Voice and Speech at American Repertory Theater where she has coached We Live in Cairo, WARHOLCAPOTE; The Night of the Iguana; Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women; Fingersmith; In the Body of the World; O.P.C. As a dialect coach she has also worked at the McCarter Theatre, The Guthrie Theatre and regularly for the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. She also coached the Tony-nominated production of Mary Stuart on Broadway. Erika also teaches public speaking skills across the university. She received an MFA from Brandeis University and an MA in Voice Studies from Central School of Speech and Drama.