Heidi Karel Erickson attended the New School University/Joffrey Ballet BFA Program in New York City on scholarship. Ms. Erickson began her professional career with State Street Ballet and went on to dance with The Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. In 2012, Ms. Erickson joined City Ballet of San Diego and performed classical ballets as well as George Balanchine’s Emeralds and Serenade. Moving to the East Coast, she dance with The Ballet Theatre of Maryland and made her choreographic debut on the company. Currently, Ms. Erickson also dances with I.C. Movement Project.