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Myles Erlick is a well-known Canadian actor, dancer, and singer who is best recognized for his part in the teen drama ‘The Next Step.’ He had professional acting, dance, and music instruction from an early age because his mother owned and maintained an acting academy. He can play the piano, harmonica, acoustic guitar, and drums, among other instruments. He began competing in dancing contests when he was four years old, and he has since won several awards. His theater career began when he was 11 years old, and he rose to stardom as Billy Elliot in the Broadway musical of the same name. His audition for the part of Billy Elliot was long and drawn out, lasting several months. He also dabbled with television for a period of time. The TV series ‘The Next Step,’ the short film ‘Sing Along,’ and the film ‘The Next Step Live: The Movie’ are among his most well-known onscreen appearances. He also operates the Myles Erlick YouTube channel, which has tens of thousands of subscribers. Many of his films have gone viral, and his YouTube fame has even landed him a spot on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’

Childhood and Adolescence

Myles Erlick was born in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, on July 27, 1998. Tyson is his older brother, while Kingsley is his younger brother. He was a good student at Canadian Martyrs Catholic School and Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School.

He has been dancing and singing since he was a child. When he was three years old, he became interested in acting and enrolled in his mother Franci Nicassio’s Stars Academy for the Performing Arts. In his early years, his mother served as his acting coach.

He also enrolled in dancing and music classes, as well as theatrical classes later on. He studied jazz, lyrical, acrobatics, and classical ballet.

At the age of four, he began competing in dance competitions and won the titles of Mr. Mini Dance Canada in 2007 and Mr. Jr. Dance Canada in 2009.

Myles was admitted for the 2009-10 school year after auditioning at famous Canada’s National Ballet School. He danced his way through the parts of a rich boy, a cook, and a guard in a school production of ‘Nutcracker’ in December 2009.

The Career of Myles

Myles Erlick had previously appeared in a number of local and regional musicals, including ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Annie Jr.,’ ‘Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat,’ and ‘High School Musical.’

In May 2009, he made his professional debut as a kid of Avonlea in a Toronto production of ‘Anne of Green Gables.’
In October 2010, he made his debut as Billy Elliot in Chicago’s ‘Billy Elliot the Musical,’ becoming the 6th boy to play the role.

Myles had through a long and arduous audition process for BETM. He first auditioned when he was 10 years old, in early 2009. He was the youngest of ten boys that auditioned that day during an open audition in Toronto.

He didn’t hear from the BETM creative department for a long time after the audition. Finally, he received a call from Nora Brennan, a children’s casting agent, inviting him to audition for Billy Elliot once more. The audition lasted 12 hours across two days this time.

He was then invited to New York for five more days of tryouts, during which he had a grueling voice, dance, gymnastics, and acting auditions.

He eventually received positive news from the BETM team after a long wait and was offered the most important responsibility in his career to date.

With his mother and brother, he flew to Chicago in July 2010. He then went through three months of intensive training and rehearsals to prepare for the role.

Singing, jazz, tap, gymnastics, ballet, choreography, script memorizing, and speaking and singing in a northern England Geordie dialect were all part of his training.

Billy Elliot rapidly became a hit for Myles Erlick. The show was soon transported to Broadway, one of the world’s most famous stages.

Erlick made his Broadway debut on September 24, 2011, in the role of Billy, which he played 14 times until the show closed on November 13, 2011. He played Billy a total of 89 times in Chicago, Toronto, and New York.

He also had a tiny role in the TV series ‘Flashpoint’ in 2011. He also appeared in the blockbuster film ‘The Hulk.’
He is also renowned for his role as Noah in the successful television show ‘The Next Step,’ which premiered in 2013.

It’s a teen drama series shot in a dramatic mockumentary manner in Canada. It is about a group of dancers who practice at The Next Step Dance Studio.

In the same year, he also appeared in the film ‘Sing-Along.’ Which tells the story of a young boy who wishes to be on Broadway and how he copes with life by seeing the world as a musical.

Myles also starred in the film ‘The Next Step Live: The Movie,’ which includes rare dancing videos from the series ‘The Next Step,’ as well as live performances and intimate interviews with the cast.

In 2013, he appeared in the short film ‘We Are Not Here,’ about a small dilapidated village waiting for a road. It depicts the town’s and citizens’ daily lives.

In 2017, Myles will perform in ‘The Big Ticket Concert,’ which will be hosted by Disney Channel and Girl Talk for the first time in the UK.

He’ll also appear in ‘The Next Step—Live On Stage,’ a dance and television show based on the hit show ‘The Next Step.’ The new concert will be choreographed by Jordan Clark and Trevor Tordjman.

His Major Projects

Myles Erlick’s most successful piece is ‘Billy Elliot the Musical.’ Peter Mazurowski, Lex Ishimoto, Kylend Hetherington, Joseph Harrington, and Marcus Pei are the other five boys who portrayed Billy.

Another notable achievement of Myles’ is the television series ‘Flashpoint.’ Despite the fact that his role was little, he was noticed for his portrayal.

It is a Canadian drama series that first aired on the CTV Network. The series is broadcast on ION Television in the United States.

Myles Erlick’s portrayal of Noah in “The Next Step” received a lot of positive feedback from the audience. Frank van Keeken conceived the show, which was produced by Temple Street Productions.

It launched on Family Channel in 2013, and it has the most viewers of any original series that has aired on the network since its inception in 1988.

Achievements & Awards

For his role in ‘Sing-Along,’ Myles Erlick was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category Best Performance in a Short Film—Young Actor (13-15) in 2014.

He took home the 2015 Solo Award for Best Dancer. He re-competed his solo at The Dance Awards New York 2015 as a top-three senior best dancer pick.

For his work in ‘The Next Step,’ he was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category Best Performance in a TV Series—Recurring Young Actor (14 – 21) in 2016.

Myles’s Personal Experiences

Myles Erlick keeps his dating life and relationships private. He is rumored to be gay, but this has not been confirmed.

Estimated net worth

As of 2019, Myles Erlick’s net worth is estimated at $300k. His current work has resulted in a sizable net worth for him.