Erica Lies is a performer and writer with a decade of improv & sketch experience. She’s studied improv at the Institution Theater, ColdTowne Theater, and NYC’s Magnet Theater, and she performs in the groups snapshot, Miller & Lies. She produces the monthly show Highly Suggestible at the Institution. As a writer, she is a three-time Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival with TV pilots she co-wrote with Valerie Nies, and her humor writing has been published in McSweeney’s, Splitsider and the National Lampoon. She and Katie Stone have performed their two-woman sketch show, “Menenists” to had sold out houses in Austin, and they’ve pissed off dudes as far away as Australia. Erica holds a BFA from West Virginia University and an MA from The University of Texas at Austin, both in theater. She’s also a longtime story producer for Mortified Austin.