Erica began her professional training at North Carolina School of the Arts. She later attended San Francisco Ballet’s pre professional program where she performed in many company productions. She toured with SFB in their production of “Don Quixote”, and after three years with San Francisco Ballet Erica joined Colorado Ballet in 2006 with artistic director Martin Fredmann. She continued on to perform with Madison Ballet, Nova Ballet, North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Performance Series, and Sierra Nevada Ballet where she performed Odette/ Odile in “Swan Lake”. She has performed world premieres by Adam Hougland, Emery Lecrone, Robert Dekkers, and Rick McCullough. Erica joined Ballet Arizona in 2008 under the direction of Ib Anderson. She performed in George Balanchine’s “Four Temperaments”, “Theme and Variations” , “Stravinsky Violin Concerto”, “La Valse”, “Rubies”, and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. She also performed ballets choreographed by Ib Anderson, Alejandro Cerrudo, and Marius Petipa. After four seasons with Ballet Arizona Erica was featured in commercials, print ads, and an episode of Disney’s “Shake it Up”. She later joined Smuin Ballet in 2012 with artistic director Celia Fushille. She has originated roles in world premiers by Adam Hougland, Helen Pickett, Val Caniparoli, and Garrett Ammon. She has also performed pieces by Michael Smuin, Jiri Kylian, Trey McIntyre, Darrell Moultrie, Amy Seiwert, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Ma Cong. After seven seasons with Smuin Ballet Erica is overjoyed to be returning to the stage again with the company.