Eric Woolfe began his career as an actor at the age of 8, and branched out into playwriting in 1998.
He is a member of the Playwright’s Union of Canada, ACTRA, and CAEA.
His works explore a myriad of themes and often incorporate elements of the uncanny or supernatural. These plays seek to develop innovations in staging, including the extensive incorporation of various forms of puppetry, mask, and a Post-Brechtian approach to staging the fantastic.
In order to facilitate the creation of these works, he also trained himself in puppeteering, puppet design, and construction.
He is the three time nominee for the prestigious KM Hunter Award.
His plays have been nominated for a total of 14 Dora Mavor Moore awards, including 5 for Outstanding New Play, or Production.
He also wrote, co-produced, and acted in the bravoFACT short, The Strange and Eerie Memoirs of Billy Wuthergloom.