Erin Joy Schmidt

Assistant Professor

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Smith Center for the Arts G54


M.F.A. - Acting Actors Studio Drama School at New School University

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Erin Joy Schmidt is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Providence College and a proud alumna. Prior to returning to Providence College, Erin was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Director of Performance Studies at Avila University in Kansas City. She holds an M.F.A. in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama School at New School University, where she was awarded the prestigious Shubert Scholarship for Excellence by her peers and professors. As a professional actor, Erin has performed regionally in over forty productions, including several world premieres. She has worked at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Mirror Rep, City Theatre, Gablestage and Palm Beach Dramaworks, among others. Erin has directed many times, including productions of Cast(e): an original devised piece, The Maids, Little Shop of Horrors, The Grapes of Wrath, Pippin, Uncommon Women and Others, and Into the Woods. She is a very proud member of the Actors Equity Association.

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