Myles Erlick

Myles Erlick (born July 27, 1998) is a Canadian actor, dancer, and singer. He is known for portraying the role of Noah on the Family series The Next Step. Prior to appearing on The Next Step, he starred as the titular character in Billy Elliot the Musical.

Myles Erlick
Born (1998-07-27) July 27, 1998 (age 23)
Education
Occupation
  • Actor
  • dancer
  • singer
Years active2011–present
TelevisionThe Next Step
RelativesRyan Marshall (step-father)
Websitemyleserlick.com

Early lifeEdit

Erlick was born on July 27, 1998,[1][2] in Burlington, Ontario.[3] He was raised by mother Francesca Nicassio,[4] a talent manager who owns the Canadian talent school Stars Academy, which Erlick attended.[5] His step-father is Ryan Marshall, a former member of the Canadian band Walk off the Earth.[6] Erlick trained at Canada's National Ballet School, while also attending the Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School.[4] From a young age, Erlick has been in a relationship with fellow dancer and co-star Briar Nolet.[7]

CareerEdit

Erlick made his television debut in an episode of the CTV crime drama series Flashpoint in 2011.[8] Later that year, it was announced that he had been cast in the Canadian Broadway tour of Billy Elliot the Musical, in the titular role.[2] Prior to this, he portrayed the role in the Toronto production.[9] In 2013, he joined the cast of the Family series The Next Step in the recurring role of Noah. In the third season, Erlick's character was promoted to the regular cast.[10] He appeared in the series until 2018, and appeared in various international tours as part of the promotion for the series.[11] Following his exit from The Next Step, Erlick began focusing on a music career, releasing singles including "Serious", "All Day All Night" featuring Tate McRae, and "Filthy". The singles were included on the tracklist of his debut studio album, Me, released on May 22, 2018.[12] In 2019, it was announced that he had been cast by Steven Spielberg in the 2021 film West Side Story as Snowboy.[13] Later that year, he was nominated in the 2019 CelebMix Awards for Best Dancer.[14]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Flashpoint Boy Episode: "Thicker Than Blood"
2013–2018, 2020 The Next Step Noah Recurring role (season 1–2); main role (season 3–6)
2013 Sing Along Stephen Short film
2013 We Are Not Here The Boy Short film
2021 West Side Story Snowboy Film

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result
2014 35th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Short Film - Young Actor 13-15 Nominated
2016 37th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor (14–21) Nominated
2019 CelebMix Awards Best Dancer Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Next Step [@thenextstep] (July 27, 2016). "Wishing @myleserlick a very Happy Birthday today!!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ a b "Myles Erlick and Jack Broderick to Join Broadway Cast of Billy Elliot". Broadway.com. Archived from the original on January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  3. ^ "Meet Billy Elliot: Myles Erlick". BETM. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Burlington's Myles Erlick back as Noah on The Next Step". Toronto.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  5. ^ "Myles Erlick". Stars Academy Talent. Archived from the original on December 28, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  6. ^ "Issues - Walk off the Earth Feat. Myles and Briar (Julia Michaels Cover)". YouTube. Archived from the original on September 28, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  7. ^ "Briar Nolet Is Killing It On 'World of Dance,' But Who Is She Exactly?". Women's Health. Archived from the original on March 4, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  8. ^ "Myles Erlick". Canadian Dance Company. Archived from the original on January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  9. ^ "Myles Erlick and Jack Broderick Will Join Cast of Broadway's Billy Elliot". Playbill. Archived from the original on October 25, 2020. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  10. ^ "The Next Step cast answer your questions". CBBC. Archived from the original on January 14, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  11. ^ "Myles Erlick Joins The Next Step For Absolute Dance Live On Stage UK Tour". Stereoboard. Archived from the original on January 14, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  12. ^ Erlick, Myles [@myleserlick] (May 25, 2018). "Link to all music stores. Let me know what you think of my new album!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  13. ^ "Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' Casts Broadway and 'Dance Mom' Stars". Variety. Archived from the original on January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  14. ^ "CelebMix Awards 2019 – Nominees Announced!". Archived from the original on January 14, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.

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