Erica Pereira is another up-and-coming member of the New York City ballet's esteemed company.
Originally from Northport, New York, on Long Island, Ms. Pereira started taking ballet classes as a little girl and began her association with the New York City Ballet when she entered its School of American Ballet in 2005. She became a member of the company's corps de ballet May 2007 and was promoted to soloist in December 2009.
She has appeared in numerous dances since then, including George Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, Scotch Symphony, and Vienna Waltzes, Peter Martins' River of Light, and Jerome Robbins' 2 & 3 Part Inventions, plus too many others to list here. :-)