skidmore theater faculty

Eric Micha Holmes

Visiting Lecturer in Playwriting

MFA: University of Iowa
BA: Arizona State University

Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Playwriting


Eric Micha Holmes is a dramatist, educator, dramaturg, and editor. His 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.

Currently, Holmes is Faculty Lead of Goddard College’s MFAW Creative Writing Program and Teaching Artists at The National Theatre School of Canada. He specializes in Intercultural practices, Black Performance History, Stage, Audio, Screen, and Expanded Media. “Decentered Playwriting: Alternative Techniques of the Stage,” a forthcoming collection of essays on the craft of intercultural playwriting, will be published by Routledge Press. Website:


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