Henrik Erikson


Henrik Erikson

On stage at
https://www.stuttgarter-ballett.de/ Stuttgarter Ballett Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Pure Bliss
Sat 28. Jan / 19:00
Opernhaus / Introduction in the Foyer 18:15
Further dates
Henrik Erikson
On stage at


Henrik Erikson was born in Hongkong and grew up in Switzerland. In 2006 he started his ballet education at the Ballettschule für das Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland. In 2013 he moved to Stuttgart to attend the John Cranko Schule from which he graduated in 2018. Already as a student of the academy he danced with the company and went on tour with the Stuttgart Ballet to Singapore and Bangkok.

For the 2018/19 season Henrik Erikson was an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet. In the following season he joined the Corps de ballet before he was promoted to Demi-Soloist at the beginning of the 2021/22 season.
Photo Carlos Quezada


Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Aedis (Alessandro Giaquinto)
  • Are you as big as me? (Roman Novitzky)
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger): Prince of Germany
  • Blake Works I (William Forsythe)
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart): The Rhythm
  • Cassiopeia's Garden (Christian Spuck)
  • Einssein (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • Everybody Needs Some/Body (Roman Novitzky)
  • Extract of: Impuls (Roman Novitzky)
  • One of a Kind (Jiří Kylián)
  • Onegin (John Cranko: Lenski
  • Out of Breath (Johan Inger)
  • Self-Deceit (Vittoria Girelli)
  • Solo (Hans van Manen)
  • Spell on you (Marco Goecke)
  • Taiyō to Tsuki (Martin Schläpfer)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Petipa): Prince Desiré, Prince of the North, Cavalier
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Lucentio

Specially created Roles
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger): Servant
  • Lamento (Andreas Heise)
  • Messenger (Louis Stiens)
  • Nachtmerrie (Marco Goecke)
  • Reflection/s (Roman Novitzky): Solo
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): deer (Solo), Fritz' friend (Solo), cossack (Solo)
  • Yasuragi no chi (Alessandro Giaquinto)

Specially created Roles at Noverre: Young Choreographers
  • #fivewithfive Just a few moons away (Anne Jung)
  • Kineograph (Vittoria Girelli)
  • Zeitorgan (Timoor Afshar)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart)
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan): a.o. Count Hoyos
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): mouse
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Petipa)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)