Andrew Erickson was born in Baltimore, Maryland and received his training at Hubbard Street Dance and Ballet Chicago. Mr. Erickson has danced as a company member for Madison Ballet, Minnesota Ballet, Ballet Tucson. He has performed roles in Swan Lake, Coppelia, Cinderella, Dracula, Giselle, Nutcracker, Don Quixote, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Grand Pas Classique. He has appeared in Balanchine’s Who Cares? and Divertimento 15, as well as other works by Nijinska and Fokine. Additionally, he has originated roles for the New York Choreographic Institute of New York City Ballet. Mr. Erickson has appeared as a solo dancer with Chicago Folks Operetta, Haymarket Opera, and Chamber Opera Chicago. In September 2018, Erickson made his debut as a choreographer with his staging of Arnold Schoenberg’s Book of the Hanging Gardens in collaboration with Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano. He has performed throughout the United States at venues which include Carnegie Hall and Chicago Symphony Center. As a singer, Mr. Erickson was featured as the tenor soloist in Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil broadcasted nationally on WFMT. He has toured in Canada, Italy, Scotland, and England where he appeared in the Buxton International Opera Festival and London West End. This is Mr. Erickson’s fifth season with Madison Ballet.