I’m a Peruvian comedian/writer based in Washington DC. I’m a two time winner of ‘Best Comedy Show’ at Capital Fringe. My one-person comedy show ‘Acuña Acuna’ has had sold out runs in DC, NYC, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (UK), and it was a finalist at the Yes, And… Laughter Lab in partnership with Comedy Central. I’m also a founding member and writer of ‘The Cherry Swamp’, top Washington DC based satire site.
I teach and perform improv and sketch comedy at Washington Improv Theater, and Will Hines’ World’s Greatest Improv School. I’ve been featured in several comedy podcasts including Earwolf’s improv4humans with Matt Besser, and Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane. I’ve also taught workshops and performed in comedy festivals in over 20 cities around the US, Latin-America and Europe.
Acuña Acuna’ is a one person comedy show (monologues, sketches and songs) based on my real life as a Peruvian Latino living in the capital of the US, Washington DC.
The show had a sold out run at the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival and it was voted as ‘Best Solo Performance’ and ‘Best of Fringe’. It was also reviewed by NPR, the Washington Post, DCist and Broadway World as one of the “must see” shows. It has had sold out runs in DC, NYC, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (UK). The show was also a finalist at the Yes, And… Laughter Lab in partnership with Comedy Central.
– Erick’s comic timing is impeccable. Broadway World
– Top comedy show. Voice UK
– Erick leaves the audience wanting more. DC Metro Theater Arts