Erika Lee was a former principal dancer with Festival Ballet of Providence. She performed many lead roles in major full-length classical ballets including The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Her other roles include Balanchine's Valse Fantasie, Napoli III, Arthur Mitchell's Rhythemetron and Michael Kruzich's Suite Anderson.
Miss Erika began her training at age five at The Dance Academy under the direction of Christine Hennessy of Joffrey Ballet and Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Winthrop Corey of The Royal Winnipeg and The National Ballet of Canada. She also studied with Wayne Stewart, Petrus Bosman and Mark Schneider.
Before coming to The Ballet Class, Miss Erika taught classical ballet for children and young adults throughout Rhode Island. Miss Erika has been a permanent faculty member of The Ballet Class since 2014.