Born and raised in Oakland, California, Erik Lee's artistic work aligns with but is not limited to the culture of the Bay Area: socio-political activism, spirituality, and artistic explorations of the African diaspora. Whichever medium Erik works within the most important and common trhread among them is a mission to draw others toward living their best life with love for themselves and others.
As a teacher he is concerned about providing tools that aid in personal explorations of artistic expression. As a dance minister he is most concerned with receipients of his ministry experiencing a life-changing encounter with God. As a professional dancer/choreographers he is most concerned with performing and producing work that inspires, heals, and indicates love; love within the work performed and love felt by his audience.