Eric Sharp

Last updated

June 11, 2016


Eric Sharp is an AEA actor, playwright, and teaching artist based in Minneapolis. He is currently starring in the world premiere of Start Down by Eleanor Burgess at the Alliance Theatre and recently played Mowgli in Children’s Theatre Company’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book.​ A regular performer at Mu Performing Arts, Eric has appeared as Malvolio in Twelfth Night,​ hit the road for FOB: The Minnesota Chinese Restaurant Tour, and wrote and starred in the premiere of his play Middle Brother. As a Mu Stories teaching artist, Eric regularly creates plays with immigrant and ELL youth around the Twin Cities. Other credits include Guthrie Theater, Ten Thousand Things, Walking Shadow Theatre Co., Park Square Theatre, Frank Theatre, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune. He portrayed the young Dalai Lama in Tiger Lion Arts' Minneapolis and NYC productions of The Buddha Prince.​ Eric also works regularly in commercials, voiceovers, and films.



Start Down     (Will)     Alliance Theater, Dir. Jeremy Cohen

The Jungle Book     (Mowgli)     Children's Theatre Company, Dir. Greg Banks

Twelfth Night     (Malvolio)     Mu Performing Arts, Dir. Randy Reyes

The Unsinkable Molly Brown     (Shamus)     Ten Thousand Things, Dir. Michelle Hensley

M. Butterfly (Kurogo/US Song Liling)     Guthrie Theater, Dir. Peter Rothstein

Mother Courage and Her Children     (Swiss Cheese)     Frank Theatre, Dir. Wendy Knox

Middle Brother     (Playwright / Billy)     Mu Performing Arts, Dir. Robert Rosen

The Buddha Prince ['05, '09]     (Young Dalai Lama)     TigerLion Arts, Dir. Markell Kiefer



Studio 206: Physical Theatre Intensive     Rosen, McConneloug, Berlovitz

Nautilus Music-Theater: Singer-Actor Training     Krywosz, Rubino

Millikin University: BFA: Acting     Magna Cum Laude



Extensive On-Camera Experience, Voiceover Artist (demo upon request), Ear-Prompted, Teleprompted, I.P.A. Trained, British Dialects (RP, Irish, Scottish), Teaching Artist, T’ai Chi, Tumbling: Cartwheels, Roundoffs, Barrell Rolls, Handstands, Walk on Hands, Basic Juggling, Improv, Bicycling, Rollerblading, Rollerskating, Taiko Drumming


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