Photo by Nir Arieli

ELIJAH W. LANCASTER

Dancer

Port Au Prince, Haiti
First season
 
Born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Elijah began his formal dance training at the age of seven at Aspire Dance in Arkansas. As well as Prestige Dance Company in Tulsa, OK. He furthered his training at The Ailey School, where he graduated from the Certificate Program in 2018. Since then, he’s performed with XY Dance Project, Ailey II, and the Black Iris Project. He’s also appeared in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria during the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2016, 2017, 2022 New York City Center seasons. Mr. Lancaster has attended summer intensives at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School. He’s had the opportunity to work with choreographers Travis Wall, Amy Hall Garner, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Andrea Miller, and Robert Battle. This is Elijah’s debut season with Dallas Black Dance Theatre.

Photo by Nir Arieli

ELIJAH W. LANCASTER

Dancer

Port Au Prince, Haiti
First season
 
Born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Elijah began his formal dance training at the age of seven at Aspire Dance in Arkansas. As well as Prestige Dance Company in Tulsa, OK. He furthered his training at The Ailey School, where he graduated from the Certificate Program in 2018. Since then, he’s performed with XY Dance Project, Ailey II, and the Black Iris Project. He’s also appeared in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria during the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2016, 2017, 2022 New York City Center seasons. Mr. Lancaster has attended summer intensives at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School. He’s had the opportunity to work with choreographers Travis Wall, Amy Hall Garner, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Andrea Miller, and Robert Battle. This is Elijah’s debut season with Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
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