Erica Grabowski was born and raised in Brunswick, Ohio, near Cleveland. She grew up at her home studio Elite Dance Academy and began taking classes at the age of 3. Besides being a student, Erica assists, trains and choreographs for all of Elite’s companies and has been recognized for her stellar choreography throughout the industry. She has trained in all styles of dance including Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Ballet, Pointe and Hip Hop, but is noted for her unique, open style. Since the age of 8, Erica has been traveling across the country and has several National Titles to her name. Some of her dance credits include: Pulse Protegé, NRG National Prodigy, HV Company member, Velocity National MVA, Intrigue Assistant, Urban Jamm well rounded dancer, BDC and Edge scholarship recipient, and MusEffect Apprentice. Erica has enjoyed taking the stage with San Jose Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet and Red Shoes Theatre, and recently performed along side Becky Gomez, Hailee Steinfield and Jordan Fisher in Las Vegas which was a thrill to be apart of. She has been given many opportunities to learn from the best and has worked with choreographers such as Tessandra Chavez, Brian Friedman, Talia Favia, Kyle Hanagami, Matt Cady, Karen Chuang and Cat Cogliandro to name a few. Erica now resides in Los Angeles where she will continue her training and assist at some of the most sought out dance conventions and choreographers. She is so honored to be an Apprentice for MusEffect and can’t wait for this new journey to begin with some of the most incredible individuals Erica looks up to and is so inspired by!