Eric O'Keeffe

Creator, Host, Producer
What If World

Eric O'Keeffe, aka Mr. Eric has worked with kids since he was still one himself, teaching karate to youngsters at age fourteen. He did children's theater in Boston at age 19, and volunteered as Petey the Pirate for the Marshfield school system throughout his college years.
After graduating from BU with a Bachelor's in English, he directed the Little Gym of Brooklyn Heights, teaching gymnastics, karate, and motor skills to infants, toddlers, and grade-schoolers. He was also Program Director of New York's Galli Theatre, performing at several Manhattan schools and hospitals as a host of fairy tale characters. Then, he taught preschool for STAR education in LA and, most recently, was the assistant director of their county-wide theatre program.
Now he freelances as an editor, is co-chair on the board of Kids Listen, an advocacy organization for high quality audio for kids, and puts every spare ounce of energy into making great stories for kids.

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