Originally from Charleston, South Carolina Eric became passionate about classical music and dance at an early age, inspired by The Spoleto Festival. After graduating from the College of Charleston in Theatre Eric furthered his studies at the Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham Dance Schools on scholarship in New York City.
As a Concert Dancer, Eric was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet for four years. He also was a member of Ben Munisteri Dance Projects for fourteen years performing at BAM, Lincoln Center, The Joyce Theatre, Dance Theatre Workshop and in Germany. Other NY concert dance work includes NY City Opera, NY Philharmonic, Mark Dendy, Max Luna, and Donald Byrd / The Group.
In Musical Theatre, Eric performed on the National Tours of Evita! (Tango Dancer), Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and three productions of West Side Story: a European Tour, at La Scala Opera, and an International Tour.
As an Associate on Broadway, three National Tours and at Encores City Center, Eric was fortunate to assist and learn from many Choreographers and Directors. Eric continues to study in both classical and modern forms of dance and music, while working to create new visuals in story telling.
Eric is currently on staff as Head of Choreography and Stage Movement at the Glimmerglass Festival. His choreographic work has been featured on Television, in Theatres and Opera houses around the world.