Erick Betancourt

Head shot of HB Studio actor/teacher Erick Betancourt

BIO:

Erick Betancourt was recently seen in Stephen Adly Guirgis productions at Signature Theater – OUR LADY OF 121ST dir: Phylicia Rashad & JESUS HOPPED THE ‘A’ TRAIN (NY Times Critic’s Pick & 2018 Lortel Award, Outstanding Revival) dir: Mark Brokaw; JULIUS CAESAR (Delacorte) dir: Oskar Eustis; SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY at the St Ann’s Warehouse (NY Times Critic’s Pick) dir: Phyllida Lloyd; LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT dir: Estelle Parsons; Other theater credits: THE ASSIGNMENT (Inaugural Season A.R.T.NY/Theaters); EXPOSURE (NYC Premiere); REBOOT: QUEEN LATINA (Cherry Lane), LADY (Actors Studio Drama School Repertory) Regional Work: ROMEO AND JULIET (Trinity Repertory Company.)

Film Credits: 11:55 & MISSING WILLIAM TV Credits: BROAD CITY, NEW AMSTERDAM, LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLACKLIST: REDEMPTION, MASTER OF NONE, & SNEAKY PETE.

Training: MFA: Actors Studio Drama School. BFA: University of Rhode Island. Erick is Lifetime Member of the Actors Studio. A certified Nonviolence Trainer from the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence & holds an Interdisciplinary Minor from the Center of Nonviolence and Peace Studies. Including an Excellence Award for Leadership & Service from the University of Rhode Island for services with Rhode Island’s Foster Youth, Outreach, Victim services, Reentry services, and Rhode Island Juvenile Corrections. Most recently held leadership positions with EnACT, MCC Youth Company, White Bird Productions, Winston Prep Transitions & YASI – Trinity Rep Summer Camp.