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. with the 2023/24 season he was promoted to Soloist.