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Erick Aufderheyde is a Dutch trained theatre director and dramaturge as well as an international drama teacher. Erick studied and worked in New York, Boston and Berlin for many years. He directed and taught various theatre disciplines.
For the last fifteen years while teaching drama in bilingual and international schools, Erick has developed expertise in using drama to activate language acquisition, while stimulating the creative spirit of his students.
Alongside his teaching he is gradually working at Radboud University towards a degree in linguistics, concentrating on co-speech gestures. At the International School Utrecht Erick is teaching drama and assisting to further develop the English Language Acquisition (ELA) programme within the school.