Eriko Iisaku (Contemporary Ballet)

Eriko began her dance training with her mother, Yoshimi Iisaku. In 2006, she moved to New York and entered The Ailey School as a Fellowship student for four years and has also trained at Jacob's Pillow Contemporary Tradition and ADF (American Dance Festival).

Eriko has performed works choreographed by Francesca Harper, Sonia Dawkins, Iquiail Shaheed, Edger Zendejas, Helen Pickett, and appeared in Alvin Ailey's "Memoria" at New York City Center in 2007-2009. She has performed with Dallas Black Dance Theater, New Ballet Ensemble as a Guest Artist, the Eikichi Yazawa ''Still Rockin'' concert tour as a featured dancer, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and International Tanz Gala in Graz Austria.

Eriko has served as a rehearsal director and company member with The Francesca Harper Project since 2010.