Tokyo, Japan

Austrian Ballet School, Tokyo and Royal Ballet Upper School

English National Ballet
Joined 2015

Notable roles include the Russian in Wayne Eagling’s Nutcracker, Hilarion in Akram Khan’s Giselle, Mercutio in Rudolf Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet and the Beggar Chief in Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon.  Created roles include William Forsythe’s Playlist (Track 1, 2)

Favourite roles
Romeo, Romeo & Juliet and Basilio from Don Quixote

Roles would like to dance
Ali from Corsaire and Albrecht from Giselle

Career highlight
Being named Young British Dancer of the Year 2014

Other info
Trainee at Austrian Ballet Company, under Rio Mitani, Japan 2011-12 and is a huge fan of football!

In 2016, Erik was a finalist in English National Ballet’s annual Emerging Dancer competition.

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