French and Belgian citizenship. Trilingual French, English, and Italian.

"Eric da Costa graduated with a First Prize in Dramatic Art from the Royal Conservatory of Mons in Belgium.

He received the Union of Belgian Artists Prize in 1994.

He studied traditional Commedia Dell'arte with Antonio Fava at the Teatro del Vicolo in Italy and then with Carlo Boso.

He is also trained in Russian methods with Boris Rabey from Moscow.

He was an actor, collaborator, and assistant to the late Anton Kouznetsov for almost twenty years.

He has been playing in numerous theater plays since 1991, in Belgium and then in France from 1996.

He has among others as directors Anton Kouznetsov, Armand Delcampe, Alain Milianti, Benno Besson ...

He recently co-directed with Vera Ermakova "Les Décembristes Saint Pétersbourg 1825" after Boris Goller at the National Dramatic Center of Limousin at MC93 then at Lev Dodin's Maly Theater in Saint-Petersburg at the end of the Russian tour.

In cinema, he has made numerous television appearances and recently starred in "If I were a man" by Audrey Dana, "The Adventurers" by Stephen Feung, with Jean Reno and Andy Lau, "Operation Portugal" with D'Jal, and "No Man's Land" by Clayton Burkhart.