Eric J. Miles

Dance

Eric J. Miles began his dance career in Ohio at the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. He then settled in Montreal where he joined bjm_danse (Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal), and went on to tour Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. He has worked with such eminent choreographers as Crystal Pite of Kidd Pivot, Aszure Barton, Mia Michaels, and Ulysses Dove of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. His choreographic work is integral to the repertoires of several Canadian and American companies, including bjm_danse and Vancouver’s Arts Umbrella. He also has choreographed for two Montreal-area schools, Ballet Divertimento and Artis Magia-College.

As a visiting professor in Canada and abroad, Eric has taught contemporary jazz and modern techniques. The Macau team of Cirque du Soleil and the Domaine Forget international dance academy are among the many institutions for which he has held master classes. He has taught dance at the École nationale de cirque since 2008.