Originally from Connecticut, Christopher Erk received dance and theatre performance training at the School of the Hartford Ballet and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. Starting at the age of 15, Christopher began touring with the international production of Tap Dogs with whom he continued for 5 years. From there, he worked extensively with Gil Stroming during the developmental years of Break the Floor Productions and has actively participated in over 100 major corporate events and performances worldwide. He has danced alongside Jared Grimes, Dewitt Flemming, the company of TAHDAH and Project Dance on their journey to getting Broadway Underground its’ current residency at BB King’s in Times Square.
Some notable teaching credits include Broadway Dance Center, Steps, Dance Masters of America, Tapademics, In the Spotlight, Chester Art of Dance, and Wright State University. Most recently, Christopher co-choreographed and performed as a member of Rasta Thomas’ newest Bad Boys of Dance production, Tap Stars Christopher also created a Dayton-based dance company, The Tap Factor, which focused on making tap dance accessible and relevant to its’ community. At the moment, Chris continues to work independently out of New York City and is a member of Noah Racey’s New York Song & Dance Company. He is a full-time student and enjoys training Shaolin Kung Fu with Sifu Shi Yan Ming at the USA Shaolin Temple in NYC.