Erika Lemay was born in Quebec, Canada. She began her extraordinary journey through the art of dance with her first ballet class aged 4.
At 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.
At 14, Erika 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 Awards, 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 the most prestigious world-class festivals and building a successful career in the niche market of very exclusive events worldwide.
Due to her passion for every science in touch with the human body, Erika has been recently working on a “Cirque One Woman Show”, which came to life and will keep maturing as it tours in different countries. Find more about this show at www.animusfemina.com
When she is not touring for worldwide performances, Erika lives between Milan, Italy and Quebec where she continues to push her own boundaries, and those of “Nouveau Cirque”, to create the amazing spectacles for which she is loved around the world.