Erin Austin

Writer. Producer. Performer.


About Erin


Erin Austin is a multi-disciplinary writer, performer, and producer living in Chicago. Her most recent credits include collaborations with Tellin’ Tales Theatre, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Hub Theatre, Red Theatre, American Theatre Company, and Chicago Dramatists.

Erin is a proud co-founder of Living Room Playmakers: a playwrights collective that writes and produces site-inspired work in unexpected places all around Chicago. lrplays.org

She’s taught screenwriting at Northwestern University and playwriting at The Chicago Academy for the Arts.

When not writing plays, Erin writes scripts and produces content for educational videos and computer games at NogginLabs, Inc.

She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Miami and an MFA in Writing for the Screen + Stage at Northwestern University.