Photography by Shawn Lee

eric pargac

Eric was most recently seen on stage in New York at the IRT Theatre as Seymour in The Koan of Seymour and at Dixon Place as Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas. He also stars in, co-directs and produces and the web series, The Digressions

He is a founding artistic director of the critically-acclaimed Furious Theatre Company in Los Angeles, for which he received the Pasadena Arts Council’s Gold Crown Award and the Debut Award from Back Stage West. On stage at Furious he originated the roles of Bill in Canned Peaches in Syrup and Clay in An Impending Rupture of the Belly (2007 Actor of the Year – Stage Scene LA). Regionally Eric played the role of Julie Gordon in Paradise Lost at the Tony Award-winning Intiman Theatre in Seattle. He also played the role of Don Weston in the short film Fifths.

Other Furious credits include Saturday Night at the Palace (2008 Actor of the Year – Stage Scene LA), Grace by Craig Wright (2006 Runner-Up Actor of the Year – Entertainment Today), US Drag (LA Weekly Award Nominee Best Comedy Ensemble Performance), The Fair Maid of the West Parts I & II (Garland Award Honorable Mention, Best Ensemble Performance), Scenes from the Big Picture II (Garland Award Honorable Mention), Tearing the LoomMojo and The Playboy of the Western World. His work with other theatres includes Shhh! Art!! and Festen with Pasadena Playhouse Hothouse Reading Series, Of Mice and Men and Pygmalion

He has also performed as an improviser at ImprovOlympic in Los Angeles on the house team Glass Onion, in Furious Late Night's improvised news comedy show imMEDIAte Theatre, in the Improv Stunt Show Spectacular and with Freudian Slip, an improv troupe he co-founded and directed at Texas A&M University.

Eric starred in the web series Lost Angeles and has been in several national commercials. He has also been in student films and starred in the pilot and two additional episodes of God Help Us, which was shot for the USC sitcom program under the guidance of directing teacher Peter Bonerz (Emmy-winning director of Murphy Brown) and writing teacher Jay Moriarty (co-creator of The Jeffersons). 

As a filmmaker, Eric was named as an Official Artist of the New York Television Festival in 2014 and 2015, qualifying as a finalist in the A&E Unscripted Development Pipeline in 2014 and as a semifinalist for History Channel's Unscripted Development Pipeline in 2015.