Actress Erica Tazel was born in Dallas,Texas. Made professional stage debut in a 2000 New York Shakespeare Festival production of A Winter’sTale; also performed in Cymbeline at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Stratford-on-Avon theater in England and Much Ado About Nothing at San Diego’s Old Globe.
- Made TV debut (as a dance teacher) in a 2001 episode of Sex and the City; other TV guest credits include The Office, ER, Without a Trace, Bones, Law and Order: SVU,Third Watch and Roots.
- Won a 2007 NAACP Theatre Award and an L.A. Drama Critics Circle nomination for her role in the Colony Theatre Company’s production of I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me By a Young Lady From Rwanda