Eric de Gama is the founder and artistic director of De Gama Studios. He is a graduate of Yale University (BA, Magna Cum Laude, Scholar of the House) and went to graduate school at Harvard University before embarking on an acting career in New York City where he played lead roles in numerous classic and contemporary works in venues ranging from the Brooklyn Academy of Music to the La Mama, ETC. Eric has directed several plays. He studied film acting in Los Angeles with Steve Eastin, and Jeremiah Comey, the author of ‘The Art of Film Acting’, who invited him to teach for his studio. Eric’s extensive teaching experience includes at the Purdue University and the Massachussetts College of Art. He brings an unique and rich perspective to the craft, distilling from a wide range of influences and techniques a dynamic new approach.