Erica Halverson

Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Mayor of Whoopensocker

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Erica Halverson, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UW–Madison. She teaches a range of courses to undergraduates, graduate students, and teaching artists who want to improve their practice. Erica is also a trained theater artist and co-founder of two theater organizations: Barrel of Monkeys (in Chicago) and Whoopensocker (in Madison). An experienced singer, actor, and dancer, Erica performs regularly, working with the Children’s Theater of Madison, Four Seasons Theatre, and Are We Delicious? while continuing to lead Whoopensocker in collaboration with Theatre Lila.