Eric Vera is an experienced theatre arts director, educator, stage manager, and performer. Eric is currently attending the University of Texas at Austin where he will be obtaining his PhD in Performance as Public Practice. For the past five years Eric has severed as the Executive Artistic Director of the Camille Playhouse in Brownsville, Texas directing 7 Mainstage productions, and several Youth Theatre/Summer Workshops throughout the year. Eric attended the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Theatre and Dance, where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies. There, he became a certified Texas Educator specializing is Theatre Education for young adults. Among various other accolades, Eric obtained his Masters in Theatre Education from The University of Northern Colorado. Mr. Vera received a First Class Teacher Award for having experienced outstanding achievement in teaching. Eric has worked on all aspects of One-Act play from student performer, director, and even State Meet Crew Head. Eric is also a proud member of SAG-AFTRA. Judging Philosophy: Story. That is our number one job as Thespians. Tell the story and everything else will fall into place.