Erez Ben-Zion Milatin was born and raised in Israel. Erez started ballet at the age of fourteen at the Thelma Yellin School of the Arts. Two years later he moved to New York to train with his mentor and teacher Edward Ellison. Three years later he joined the Boston ballet training program, and eventually came back to New York to dance with Gelsey Kirkland Ballet. Some of the roles Erez portrayed while dancing with GKB were: Nutcracker Prince, Harlequin in Harlequinade, Flames of Paris Grand Pad de Deux, Basilio in Don Quixote, and participated in the premiere of Stealing Time to critical success.
Erez appeared in various NYTB performances throughout 2016-2017 before joining the company together with his wife Dawn Milatin in 2017.