Erica Ezold

(She/her) Erica joined People’s Light in 2018 as Director of Finance, became Director of Finance & Operations in 2020 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2023. She is passionate about producing and managing new theatrical work. Erica grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs, moved to New York City for college, and spent the subsequent fifteen years producing independently, working for large non-profit institutions, and working in commercial theatre management. Favorite productions from this time include The Two Character Play (Off-Broadway, 2013), West Side Story (Broadway, 2009), August: Osage County (Broadway, 2008) and Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell (Off-Broadway, 2007). Upon her return to the Philadelphia region in 2014, Erica served as General Manager for Pig Iron Theatre Company where she supported the company’s innovative theatre makers, as well as the next generation of devisers attending Pig Iron’s master’s program. Erica holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College. She is on the adjunct faculty at University of the Arts teaching Theatre Management, and is a member of the Forum of Executive Women in Philadelphia. She lives in Havertown with her husband Matt and two sons, Calvin and Wesley.