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Erica Lall

Cypress, Texas

Joined ABT 2015

Biography

Erica Lall was raised in Cypress, Texas and began her ballet training at the Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy in 2006.  She performed with Houston Ballet in several productions, including seven seasons of The Nutcracker.  Lall attended summer programs at Houston Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem and American Ballet Theatre, among others.  In 2013 she continued her training at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School.  Lall was an ABT National Training Scholar from 2012-2013.  She received The Houston Ballet Academy Award in 2013 and the Josephine Premice Fales Award/ABT Project Plié Scholarship from 2013-2015.

Lall joined the ABT Studio Company in September 2014, where her repertoire included Duets, Hush, excerpts from Le Corsaire, Little Improvisations, the Bluebird pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty and Susan Jaffe’s Metallurgy.

Lall joined American Ballet Theatre as an apprentice in December 2015 and became a member of the corps de ballet in May 2016.  Her repertoire includes a Porcelain Princess in Aurora’s Wedding, the Italian Princess in Swan Lake and a role in AfterEffect, as well as roles in all the Company’s full-length ballets. She created a role in Praedicere.

Ms. Lall’s performances with American Ballet Theatre are sponsored by Victoria and Lloyd Goldman.

Photo: Alana Campbell

Repertoire

"...she floats on the music, never overstressing the beat."

-Hannah Rubin, Dance Magazine 25 to Watch 2018

"The last thing I want to hear is that my talent was secondary to the need to add color."

-Erica Lall, Dance Spirit Magazine

Milestones

2012

Participated in ABT Summer Intensive 2012 - 2015

2013

Trained at the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School September 2013 - June 2014

2014

Joined ABT Studio Company September 2014

2015

Joined ABT as Apprentice December 2015

2016

Joined Corps de Ballet May 2016