Upper School Assembly - 5/1/2020

Hello Upper School!! Welcome to our Upper School Assembly!

Today our Assembly will highlight Eric Ulloa, the playwright of “26 Pebbles.”


Eric Ulloa is a 2020 American Theatre Wing Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist and a 2020 Kleban Prize Award Finalist.

Eric is the author of “26 Pebbles,” which had its world premiere at The Human Race Theatre Company. The play was featured in American Theatre Magazine, The NY Times and won the Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Award for 2017. “26 Pebbles” was named one of the Top Ten Plays of 2017 by Samuel French and one of the top produced plays nationally of 2018.

Eric is the librettist of the musical, “Passing Through,” which had its World Premiere at Goodspeed Musicals in Summer 2019.

Eric is the writing assistant to Oscar Winner Alex Dinelaris on his upcoming screen adaptation of Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse’s “Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical.”

Eric is the book writer of the musical “Molly Sweeney,” based on the play by Brian Friel, which was a part of the Bay Street Theatre 2017 Festival of New Works.

Eric is the author of the play “Reindeer Sessions.”

On the other side of the footlights, Eric was in the Original Broadway Company of “On Your Feet: The Story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.”

Eric has appeared on The 2016 Tony Awards, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and A Capital Fourth.


You will hear an interview between Eric and Robert Aberlin, followed by a preview of Eric’s latest work, “Passing Through.”

Enjoy and thank you for taking the time to watch. Stay healthy and be well.

Best,

Ms. Davis

Interview with Mr. Aberlin

Aberlin_Interview.mp4

Eric Ulloa Performance