Board Member since 2020

Erik Kaiko (he/him) is the Director of Marketing & Communications at Writers Theatre. Prior to returning to Chicago and moving to the Portage Park neighborhood, Erik was the Marketing Associate at New York Theatre Workshop through a number of exciting productions including the world premiere of HadestownLazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, and Othello featuring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig. After studying Theatre and Sociology at Northwestern University, he was an active member of the Chicago theatre community before moving to New York to earn his Masters Degree in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University. In addition to co-founding Token Theatre, Chicago’s newest Asian American theatre company, Erik has been a guest lecturer at Hunter College and acted as Company Manager for Snug Harbor Productions and General Manager of Invisible Wall Productions in NYC. He is honored to serve on the board of Filament Theatre!