Through her limitless body, she has the power and sensibility to express a poetry in motion.
Each one of her different acts shows a special tint of her personality. Contortionism takes a new dimension, aerial acrobatics become an inspiring dream, strength movements melt into a fluent dance. Her charisma on stage, her artistry and acrobatic level, makes her today, one of the most revered artists around the world.
Vanity Fair Italy nominated Erika as the New Queen of Circus in an interview and photoshooting by Legendary Hollywood Icon Maker Douglas Kirkland who later portrayed her among few celebrities in his book for Woolrich and with the support of Canon USA he realized a videoclip dedicated to Erika called Objet de Desir
Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo, Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain Paris, Golden Circus Roma, Planetary Carnival St. Peterburg, Festival de Cirque de Massy, and as a child at La Piste aux Espoirs in Tournai (Belgium)
Guest of many TV shows worldwide, Erika’s talent has been highlighted starring in world class events on the most prestigious stages, among these:
Erika currently appears as Guest Star in the most important Cirque du Soleil special events, among them, she was chosen with her act to represent Cirque du Soleil at:
Erika performed in Private Gala for celebrities, Royal Families, and World leader Corporate International divisions.
Customizing her image and/or her performances Erika represented:
Atlanta, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Caracas, Casablanca, Chicago, Doha, Dubai, Gstaad, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Lisboa, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Mexico City, Milano, Monte-Carlo, Montreal, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Paris, Riga, Roma, Sao Paulo, Saint Petersburg, Seoul, Sidney, Sochi, Taipei, Tokyo, Venezia, Wien, Zurich, Washington D.C.
Erika Lemay was born in Quebec, Canada. She began her extraordinary journey through the art of dance with her first ballet class, aged 4.
Aged 11, after a short career in conventional gymnastics, she found her passion as a performing circus artist, soon becoming the youngest and most prominent member of Cirque Eos.
Erika was 14 when she attended her first European performance at Belgium's international circus festival "La Piste aux Espoirs".
Her performance marked a stunning start to her international career, winning her the Public's Choice Award's, and the Gold Medal. Other tours with major international circuses were to follow - in Canada, the USA, Europe, Middle and South America.
Erika's wonderful family believed in her dreams and supported her throughout.
In 2003, Erika became a freelance artist, receiving awards from prestigious world-class festivals, including the Festival du Cirque de Monte-Carlo, Festival du Cirque de Demain in Paris, Planetary Carnival of Stage Direction in St.Peterburg, Festival de Cirque de Massy and Rome's Golden Circus Festival.
When she is not touring worldwide, Erika lives between Milan, Italy and Quebec, Canada where she continues to push her own boundaries, and those of "Nouveau Cirque", to create the amazing spectacles for which she is loved worldwide.