Ericka Goss began dancing at Bohaty’s School of Dance in Michigan and was also a member of the Children’s Ballet Theatre of Michigan. She later became a member of the senior trainee division of the Grand Rapids Ballet, the only professional ballet company in Michigan, working under Laura Schwenk-Berman and Gordon Pierce-Schmidt. Accepted into Pacific Northwest, Boston Ballet, and Joffrey Midwest summer intensives, she attended Joffrey on scholarship. After four years in Grand Rapids, Ericka was accepted into Atlanta Ballet’s Pre-Professional Division on full scholarship. Promoted to the company as a Fellowship dancer, she danced as a Fellowship for two years under Sharon Story and John McFall. In the summer of 2011 she attended the LINES Ballet Summer Intensive in San Francisco under full scholarship. She is in her second season with the St. Louis Ballet and has danced soloist roles in Gen Horiuchi’s Vivaldi Concerto and Cinderella. She also teaches in the Saint Louis Ballet School.
Ericka taught for the Atlanta Ballet for 3 years, from babies to the pre-professional division and adult classes. Prior to that, she ran her own studio for 5 years with 40 students. She has taught in five previous workshops for the Academy of Performing Arts.