Erick Hellwig is an actor, writer and performer living in New York City. He has studied with The Second City, The People's Improv Theater and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater under Betsy Stover, Mike Still, Ali Farahnakian, Scott Eckert, Kevin Scott, Christian Capozolli, Joe Schiappa and Kurt Braunohler. He currently performs on Super Free Wednesdays at The PIT with the house team Stranger, and formerly with Darling. He also performs in indie groups Herschel and American Human, and has guest starred with many more teams in the indie community all over the city.
Erick co-wrote, directed and performed in the stand-up/sketch showcase Mommy, I Exist! at The PIT. He starred the experimental plays Level Next, Hired Guns and Hired Guns 2: Return to Baton Rouge. He performs stand-up and coaches improv, and has also been featured in two Google commercials and the short film "Where Are You Going On Those Two Crooked Feet?".
As of May 19th, 2011, he currently hosts New Team Lunacy at The PIT Underground every Thursday at 11pm.