Eric C Heaps received his B.A. in Theatre Arts Studies and Portuguese from Brigham Young University and his M.A. in Theatre History, Theory, and Literature from Indiana University. His research interests include translation and Luso-Brazilian theatre. Recent conference presentations cover distributed cognition in contemporary Shakespeare at ASTR and translation as cannibalism at ATHE. In 2012 and 2014, he directed premieres of his translations of the works of Brazillian playwright Lucienne Guedes Fahrer (Refusing the FlowerandI Didn't Expect Such Humanity). Eric has his own short play published in Out of the Mount: 19 from New Play Project and is currently working on translating the works of several other Portuguese-language playwrights for English publication. In addition to his research, Eric served three years as president and conference co-chair for IU's Association for Research in Theatre (ART@IU).
Eric C. Heaps