Erica

Hi! My name is Erica J. Truesdale, an actor, writer and singer with 6+ years experience in both stage and film acting styles. In addition to having received my BA in Theatre Performance from Winthrop University, I have trained at the following schools/conservatories:

- Identity School of Acting - London, England (Currently Training)
- David E. Talbert's Actor's Workshop - Washington, DC/Atlanta, GA
- Tasha Smith Actor's Workshop - Los Angeles, CA
- Film Actor's Studio of Charlotte - Charlotte, NC

My mantra "my art is my activism" stems from my desire to create honest depictions of the human experience in hopes of encouraging others to celebrate, embrace and acknowledge their authentic selves. Through working with me, we will work with the text in such a way that you will further you ability to develop three dimensional characters with strong objectives, bold choices and the help and support of an experienced reader.

Erica Ja-Ki Truesdale is an actor, writer and singer based in the heart of the Carolinas. Having an extensive study of both stage and screen techniques, Erica has since performed in countless theaters across the East Coast, most recently starring in Nikkole Salter's "Lines in the Dust" in Rochester, NY. Her mantra "my art is my activism" stems from her desire to create honest depictions of the human experience in hopes of encouraging others to celebrate, embrace and acknowledge their authentic selves.

Additional Training Includes:
- Identity School of Acting - London, England (Currently Training)
- Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Performance - Winthrop University, 2016
- David E. Talbert's Actor's Workshop - Washington, DC/Atlanta, GA
- Tasha Smith Actor's Workshop - Los Angeles, CA
- Film Actor's Studio of Charlotte - Charlotte, NC

Seeking Representation


" Amazing, Amazing! Wonderful energy and very intuitive advice! If you're stuck on how to approach a scene she will help you break it down! Highly Recommend! "
" Erica is a phenomenal reader. Her pacing and tone are perfect and she is patient and helps you get what you want out of the scene. Highly recommend! "

Credits Include

Year
Credit
2022 [added]
Ivories
Nia
2021 [added]
Ourselves
Arie
2021 [added]
Street Lights
Gina
2020 [added]
Promised Land
Emerson
2019 [added]
Lines In The Dust
Geva Theatre - Denitra (Lead)