Guest Announcements: Erica Schroeder & Robert McCollum

Erica Schroeder

Erica Schroeder is one of New York’s premier animation voice actors, giving her voice to over 250 characters in the world of animation for television, film, and video games over the past 19 years. Erica voiced villainess, Ilvira, in the recent Netflix hit animated film Secret Magic Control Agency, ranked #1 in the world on Netflix in April of 2021 and #2 in the US. She also recently voiced Devos in Blizzard Entertainments acclaimed, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and is featured on Afterlives. She also currently voices Lloyd in funimation’s Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town, Cheese and Cat in Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese, Meatball in Nickelodeon’s 44 Cats, Wobbuffet, Eevee, Sylveon Goh’s Sobble and Goh’s Rotom Phone in Netflix’s Pokemon Journeys and Nurse Joy, Fantina, Bianca, Grace, Ditto, Teddiursa, Meloetta, Pidove, Panchum, Tapukoko, and 50+ more Pokemon in various regions in the last 19 years! In the YU-GI-OH series she voiced 10+ characters in 5 of the series, including such characters as: Mai Valentine, Akiza Izinski, Dark Magician Girl, Mana and Cathy Catherine. In addition, Erica is a Broadway/Stage actress and singer. She is also known for being active in the autistic community, promoting awareness and supporting her fans’ challenges and triumphs.

Other notable roles include: Monkey D. Luffy in the Fox Box One Piece, Blaze the Cat and Wave the Swallow from the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise, Emma Frost in Joss Whedon’s Stop Motion Comic Astonishing X-Men, Faragonda, Icy the Witch, Piff, Daphne, Squonk, Critty and Kiko from Winx Club, Lyserg from Shaman King, Rai and Komorka from Tai Chi Chasers, Bridgette Verdant (Lettuce) from Mew Mew Power, Shiho from Ah! My Goddess, Scarlet Claw in Cutie Honey, Youshi in Giant Robo, The Spirit of the Mountain in The Boy who wanted to be a Bear (role shared with Sean Schemmel), The Witch in the Cannes Film Festival’s Little Long Nose and many more titles. Select newer roles and releases include: Number 24, Akudama Drive, Ride Your Wave, Veronica in funimation’s Arte, Anya Dostoyevsakya in, Aria the Avvenir, Kiyoko in Tokyo Godfathers Kelly Stownar, Dorothea and in Emma a Victorian Romance, FLCL3 (on Adult Swim!), Okko’s Inn, Your NameGundam Seed, and Gundam Destiny, Melissa Trail inYu-Gi-Oh Arc V, Akemi in Zetman, Yurika Yamagiwa in Psychic School Wars, Zarafa in Zarafa, Nagako Aoki in Mai Mai Miracle, Astoria Rapunzel on Nickelodeon’s (and Nick Jr.’s) fantastical Regal Academy. 

Erica performed a song as the character of Elita in Signe Baumane’s new animated feature with Cameron Monaghan and Emma Kenney of Shameless and Matthew Modine of Stranger Things, coming out later in 2021 titled, My Love Affair with Marriage. She also recently starred as Betsy in the episode titled, Do The Voice and Captain Kilowatt in the episode titled Justice Battalion in the award winning podcast, The Truth, featured on such shows as All Things Considered and This American Life among others. Erica is currently working on Dan’s Green’s anticipated illustrated audiodrama, Crossing The Gods as Dominea along with 12 other projects/series/Video Games, some yet to premiere and some on various seasons of longer running shows.

In addition to the PokemonSonic and One Piece video games she has worked on, Erica has also voiced characters in: Smite, Pathfinder, Contra, Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed, Shadow Hearts: From the New WorldWhite DayLittlest Pet ShopDungeon Hunter VJust Cause 3Super Smash Bros (and Ultimate)., Insecticide, and many more.

As a theater and musical theater actress, Erica has also appeared on Broadway, Off- Broadway and regionally and sings on the original cast recordings of Jane Eyre, SHOUT! The Mod Musical and others! Erica has won a SALT award for My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding and an Outstanding Acting Performance Award in the 2014 Zed Film Festival for the television pilot, Zom-Com, playing opposite Dan Deluca and Sonic actor, Jason Griffith. Her favorite role by far is that of Mom to her two children.

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Robert McCollum

Robert McCollum has been working in anime for over twenty years, voicing over 300 roles going all the way back to Teen Goten in DRAGONBALL GT. Recent notable work includes Reiner in ATTACK ON TITAN, Stain in My Hero Academia, Donquixote Doflamingo in ONE PIECE, Jellal in FAIRY TAIL, Julius The Wizard King in Black Clover, Kogami in PSYCHOPASS. Rob is also the voice of Axton in BORDERLANDS 2, and has done work for the games ORCS MUST DIE and BORTHERS IN ARMS: EARNED IN BLOOD. In addition to acting, McCollum is a father of two living in Dallas and working as a producer and director of corporate communication and commercials. Among his personal favorite anime roles are Sweden in HETALIA, Date Masamune in SENGOKU BASRA, Mifune in SOUL EATER, Kaze in KAZE NO STIGMA, and his first bad guy, Shinobu Sensui from YU YU HAKUSHO: GHOST FILES. (You always remember your first.)