Where ever you end up is exactly where you're supposed to be. Just get to where you want to go!
Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Raphael Xavier is an award-winning artist. As a 2013 Pew Fellowship Grantee, 2016 Guggenheim Fellow and 2016 United States Artist Fellow, Xavier has been a professional breaker/dancer for the last 25 years, working in a variety of fields including music, photography and film. He is also a 2020 recipient of the Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) production grant.
His first short film as director and writer, Swerve·Eli, is now complete and on the festival circuit.
Xavier lives in Philadelphia and is a professor at Princeton University, where he teaches the History of Hip Hop Dance and Culture and Intro to Breaking courses.
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    Swerve · Eli (screenplay)
    Short Script, Other
    Do The Math2020
    Chamber of Echoes2012
    Documentary
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    Do The Math2020
    Chamber of Echoes2012
    Documentary
  • Lead Artists (1 Credit)
    Do The Math2020
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Do The Math2020
  • Director (1 Credit)
    Chamber of Echoes2012
    Documentary
Official Selection
Chamber of Echoes
Black Star Film Festival
Philadelphia
2012
Birth Date
December 7, 1970
Nickname
Xav
Birth City
Wilmington
Current City
Philadelphia
Hometown
Delaware
Height
5' 9'
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Black
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Sagittarius
Married To
Creativity
Children
Nope
No thing can exist without nothing. Dr. Thomas Hanna
Where ever you end up is exactly where you're supposed to be. Just get to where you want to go!
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