Choreographer, Dancer, Teacher

Los Angeles, CA
United States
Agent
818-843-9800
Dance

Bio

Raymond Ejiofor holds a Masters of Public Health Policy from University of Southern California and is a recipient of the prestigious Gates Millennium Fellowship. Raymond graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Decision Science and double minor in Engineering Studies and Technology and Policy. Raymond 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.

Ejiofor has danced for artists such as Pharrell Williams, Little Boots, Gerard Way, The Acid, Moullinex, Fitz and the Tantrums and Daft Punk. This past summer Ejiofor joined the company of dance theater production PEARL which premiered at Lincoln Center | David H. Koch Theater. Under the direction of Greed Reed, Ejiofor was a founding member of August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble (AWCDE), which was named "25 to Watch" in 2012 by Dance Magazine. Ejiofor 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 of number of studios and universities in Los Angeles and the Greater Pittsburgh region such as 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 Ejiofor serves on the Board of Directors for HDAT in Pittsburgh, PA.

Resume

Television Col 1 Television Col 2 Television Col 3
Celebration of Gospel 2014Black Entertainment Television (BET)Dancer
"Dance Team Challenge" PilotDessire Robbins, Brandon HenschelDancer
"Leaps and Bounds" PilotDavid GordonDancer
Music Videos Col 1 Music Videos Col 2 Music Videos Col 3
Little Boots "No Pressure"Lead/DancerStorm
The Acid "Fame" DancerDugean O'Neal
Moullinex "To be Clear"DancerBenjamin Shearn
Pharrell Williams "Happy"DancerKathryn Burns
Daft Punk "Lose Yourself to Dance"DancerMecca Vazie Andrews
Fitz and the Tantrums "The Walker"DancerWarren Kommers
Sister Mantos "People"DancerAshley George
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. "Knock Louder"DancerClea DuVall
Sad Robot "God Damn the Man"DancerStephen Steelman
Nostalghia "You + I" DancerNiko Sonnberger
Commercials Col 1 Commercials Col 2 Commercials Col 3
Apple iPhone 6 Dancer
Samsung "CUHD 4K"DancerHessub Han
Toshiba - "Touch Point"Dancer/Actor Choreo: Cindera Che
Industrials Col 1 Industrials Col 2 Industrials Col 3
Audi Global Launch Event | Shanghai, ChinaDancerDavid Bagley
Choreography Col 1 Choreography Col 2 Choreography Col 3
TEDx CMUchoreographer/dancerAug. 2010
Love on a Sunday Afternoon Film Premierechoreographer/dancerOct. 2012
Dance Col 1 Dance Col 2 Dance Col 3
August WIlson Center Dance Ensemblecompany memberArt. Dir. Greer Reed/Assoc. Dir. Jason McDole
"Relations" dancerKim Y. Bears-Baliey
"Torque" dancer Keisha Lalama-White
"New Second Line" (excerpt) dancer Camille A. Brown
"When We Get to the Other Side I Will Kiss.."dancerSIdra Bell
"Function"dancerKyle Abraham
"Regality"dancerDarrell Grand Moultrie
"Crossing"dancerRobert Battle
"Mothers of War"dancerChristopher Huggins
"Faith"dancerTerance Greene
"Legacy"dancerCrystal Frazier
"Hot Jambalaya" dancerGreer Reed-Jones
Attack TheaterGuest ArtistPeter Kope, Michele de la Reza
Dirty Ball installation dancerPete Kope, Michele de la Reza
AT- "Holiday Unwrapped"dancerPeter Kope, Michele de la Reza
Kennedy Center - Dangerous Liaisonsdancer/understudyPrincess Mhoon
Choreographers Collaboration ProjectGuest ArtistMary Jo Smet, Janet Stormes
Teaching Col 1 Teaching Col 2 Teaching Col 3
University of Southern CaliforniaDance Fusion, Cardio FunkLos Angeles, CA
Pittsburgh Public SchoolsSummer Dreamers Academy Pittsburgh, PA
Abby Lee Dance Company Contemporary Master ClassesPittsburgh, PA
Morgantown Dance Jazz Morgantown, WV
Jones Summer dance Intensive IIHip Hop Pittsburgh, PA
Candy Apple's Dance Center Hip Hop Master Class Caton, Ohio
Laura Lynn School of DanceHip Hop, Leaps/Turns, Contemporary, ModernPittsburgh, PA
August Wilson Center Dance AcademyHip Hop Pittsburgh, PA
Boyd Community Center Hip HopPittsburgh, PA
Hill District Dance Academy TheaterHip Hop, ChoreographyPittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon UniversityIntroduction to Jazz, Hip Hop, Dance FusionPittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh (Forbes/Craig House)Hip HopPittsburgh, PA
Jewish Community CenterBallet, Tap, Jazz, Hip HopPittsburgh, PA
Stage Col 1 Stage Col 2 Stage Col 3
Pearl | Lincoln Center DancerDaniel Ezralow
Beijing Dance Festival "The Lost Boys"DancerKevin Williamson Dance
Springboard Danse MontrealDancerAszure Barton, Bryan Arias
Lula Washington Dance Theatre - Palm Desert TourdancerLula Washington
L.A. Contemporary Dance Company - The Fall DancerMark Tomasic
The Lost Boys Dancer/collaborator Kevin Williamson
Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival - Inside/OutdancerAugust Wilson Center Dance Ensemble
Pony Box Dance Theatre - Human Garden DancerJamie Carbetta Hammond
Jazz Dance World Congress 2012dancerAugust Wilson Center Dance Ensemble
APAP| NYC 2012dancer August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble
Morgantown Dance "Nutcracker"Snow King Robert Steele
Little Dragon live at Shadow Loungedancer Vie Boheme
SummerStage NYC Central Park/MainstagedancerDarrell Grand Moultrie
Pittsburgh Opera "Samson and Dalila" dancer Peter Kope, Michele de la Reza
New Music Union FestivaldancerN.A.S.A. (Squeak E. Clean Productions)
Lupe Fiasco National TourdancerMargot B. (Shira Kransnow)
Training Col 1 Training Col 2 Training Col 3
L.A. Contemporary Dance CompanyKate Hutter, Scott Hislop, Mecca AndrewsContemporary, Modern
Brockus Project StudiosDeborah Brockus, Ron Brown, Jazz, Horton, Contemporary
Carnegie Mellon University School of DramaJames Caton, David StoreyBallet, Jazz
Jones Summer Dance IntensiveJason McDole, Michelle Van DurenModern, Jazz, African, Hip Hop
Pillow ProjectPearlann PorterContemporary Jazz
Youth Dancers of Arlington Judith Rhodes CalgaroBallet, Jazz,
Skills Col 1 Skills Col 2 Skills Col 3
B.S. Decison Science Carnegie Mellon University
Masters of Public Health Public Health Policy University of Southern California

Stats

Gender
Male
Age Range
20-30
Ethnic Appearance 1
African
Hair Color
Black
Hair Length
Short
Eye Color
Brown
Sizing System
US
Height
5' 10''
Suit/Dress
38L
Shirt
M
Pants
32
Inseam
36
Waist
31
Shoe
12-13