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Erika Myers
As Jade Bloomer-Gaines:
Erika Myers is a native of Greenville NC. Since five years old, Erika has performed as a gymnast, pianist, singer, dancer, and actress. All of those roles paved the way to making entertainment Erika's true calling. Erika received a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and a minor in Dramatic Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While there she continued to be active in the arts serving as Artistic Director for the Opeyo! Dance Company. Erika was also very active in the Lab! Theater Company, UNC's oldest and most active student theater groups as well as Ebony Readers Onyx Theater.

After graduating from UNC, Erika moved to NYC to pursue a professional career in the arts. Since then, Erika has performed at several well-known New York area theatrical venues. Through Corner Wars, Erika's first Off-Broadway performance, she had the pleasure of working with Mel Williams who in the past has been cited as one of the top 55 directors in the country by the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Erika also received great reviews from her role as 'Tashna in Corner Wars and for her roles in Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery.

Erika's talent is not limited to the stage. She has made appearances in many independent films and shorts, as well as industrials. She has also appeared on several sitcoms such as Chappelle Show, Whoopi, Change of Heart, Dawson's Creek, and Maury (reenactment). Erika is an extremely versatile and talented actress that brings creativity to any role. Her motivation and determination are what separates her from most and what makes her an artist to watch for!

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