Little Opera Founder and Artistic Director
Erin Bregman is a San Francisco playwright and Teaching Artist who has led led nearly 100 groups of children and adults through the creation of original operas over the last six years. As an educator she has taught and developed curriculum for San Francisco Opera’s ARIA program, and has created mini-operas with the San Francisco Boy’s chorus, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, and the Randall Museum. In 2012, Erin traveled to Oslo as an invited delegate of the First International Teaching Artist Conference.
As a playwright, Erin’s work has been produced by Just Theater, Playground, and the Washington DC Source Festival. She has been a multi-year finalist for the Princess Grace award and Global Age Project, and was a 2009 nominee for the Pony Fellowship. Her work has been developed in the Bay Area (Bay Area Playwrights Festival and Playground), Washington, DC (Inkwell and The Source), and New York (The Brick and The Lark). Erin is a company member of Just Theater, 2by4, and 6NewPlays, and a proud recipient of a 2014 Individual Artist Commission Grant from the SF Arts Commission for an upcoming musical collaboration with composer Alex Stein..
Interests: Innovative business models | Art-Tech partnerships | Start-Up learnings applied to art orgs
Skills: Active Facilitation | Writing | Research
EAP Fellowship Research Team: Art & Enterprise