Raymond Ejiofor

Raymond Ejiofor

Project Dancer

Raymond Ejiofor holds a Masters of Public Health Policy from the University of Southern California and is a recipient of the prestigious Gates Millennium Fellowship.  He also graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Decision Science and double minor in Engineering Studies and Technology and Policy.  He began his training under Judith Rhodes Calgaro in Arlington, VA.  While balancing academics and artistry, Raymond has worked with various choreographers including Daniel Ezralow, Aszure Barton, Lula Washington, Sidra Bell, Camille A. Brown, Kyle Abraham, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Cindera Che, Nina McNeely, Bryan Arias Christopher Huggins, and Robert Battle.  Some of his performance credits include Audi | Shanghai, Toshiba International Industrial, Samsung, Apple, Beijing Dance Festival, Springboard Danse Montreal, SummerStage NYC, Jazz Dance World Congress, and Pittsburgh Opera.

Raymond has danced for artists such as Pharrell Williams, Little Boots, Gerard Way, The Acid, Moullinex, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Daft Punk.  He joined the company of dance theater production PEARL, which premiered at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater.  Under the direction of Greed Reed-Jones, he was a founding member of the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble, which was named "25 to Watch" in 2012 by Dance Magazine.  He currently collaborates with various companies such as Lula Washington Dance Theater, L.A. Contemporary Dance Company, Kevin Williamson Dance, Pony Box Dance Theater, MOVEMENTmovement, and Oui Danse.

As a teaching artist, he has been a faculty member/master class instructor at a number of studios and universities in Los Angeles and the greater Pittsburgh region such as the University of Southern California, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Laura Lynn's School of Dance, Hill Dance Academy Theater (HDAT), Camino Nuevo Charter Schools, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Morgantown Dance, Abby Lee Dance Company, Candy Apples Dance Studio, and the Sweat Spot.  A dynamic supporter of the arts, Raymond also serves on the Board of Directors for HDAT in Pittsburgh, PA.

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