Dancer , Educator, Content Creator
Elijah Richardson is an artist based out of Chicago. In 2018, he graduated with his BFA in Dance Performance and a minor in History from Chapman University where he received the opportunity to choreograph for the stage and film. His comprehensive training includes intensives at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
Elijah has been a company member with DanceWorks Chicago since 2018, under the leadership of Julie Nakagawa, performing and teaching nationally and internationally in Germany. He has also performed with The Cambrians, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and Anaheim Ballet. Beyond dancing, Elijah occasionally exercises his skills as a competition adjudicator, choreographer, teacher, and graphic designer. His works has been showcased at Dance Chance (Chicago), Trifecta Dance Film Festival (Chicago), Flatlands Dance Film Festival (Illinois), Iowa International ScreenDance Festival, and as a three-time consecutive Official Selection for the Mobile Dance Film Festival (New York).
Instagram: @elijahrisharson
  • Director (4 Credits)
    gone too long2021
    Short, Other
    Take Five2020
    Short, Other
    Pilgrim2018
    Music Video, Short, Other
    The Bathroom of Seville2017
    Short, Other
  • Editor (2 Credits)
    Take Five2020
    Short, Other
    The Bathroom of Seville2017
    Short, Other
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    gone too long2021
    Short, Other
    The Bathroom of Seville2017
    Short, Other
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Pilgrim2018
    Music Video, Short, Other
  • Dancer (1 Credit)
    Take Five2020
    Short, Other
Inaugural Official Selection
gone too long
Big Muddy Screendance Fest
St. Louis
2021
Official Selection: Emerging Artist Showcase
Take Five
In/Motion International Screendance Festival
Chicago
2021
Official Selection
Take Five
Iowa International ScreenDance Festival
Cedar Rapids
2020
Official Selection
Take Five
Flatlands Dance Film Festival
Urbana-Champaign
2020
Official Selection
Take Five
Mobile Dance Film Festival
New York City
2020
Official Selection
Pilgrim
Mobile Dance Film Festival
New York City
2019
Official Selection
The Bathroom of Seville
Mobile Dance Film Festival
New York City
2018
College
Chapman University
Dance Performance
20142018
Current City
Chicago, IL
Hometown
San Jose, CA
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Filipino, Mixed
Dancer , Educator, Content Creator