Photo by Nir Arieli

ELIJAH W. LANCASTER

Dancer

Port Au Prince, Haiti
 
Born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Elijah began his formal dance training at the age of seven at Aspire Dance in Arkansas. He furthered his training at The Ailey School, where he graduated from the Certificate Program in 2018. Since then, Elijah has performed with XY Dance Project, Ailey II, and The Black Iris Project. In 2020, Mr. Lancaster was the principal dancer in an Emmy award-winning film with The Black Iris Project entitled WILD: These walls can talk by Jeremy McQueen. He also appeared in Alvin
Ailey’s Memoria during the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2016 and 2017 New York City Center seasons. Elijah has attended summer intensives at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School. He has worked with choreographers Elisa Monte, Amy Hall Garner, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Andrea Miller, Francesca Harper, and Robert Battle. This is Elijah’s first season with Dallas Black Dance Theatre.

Photo by Nir Arieli

ELIJAH W. LANCASTER

Dancer

Port Au Prince, Haiti
 
Born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Elijah began his formal dance training at the age of seven at Aspire Dance in Arkansas. He furthered his training at The Ailey School, where he graduated from the Certificate Program in 2018. Since then, Elijah has performed with XY Dance Project, Ailey II, and The Black Iris Project. In 2020, Mr. Lancaster was the principal dancer in an Emmy award-winning film with The Black Iris Project entitled WILD: These walls can talk by Jeremy McQueen. He also appeared in Alvin
Ailey’s Memoria during the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2016 and 2017 New York City Center seasons. Elijah has attended summer intensives at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School. He has worked with choreographers Elisa Monte, Amy Hall Garner, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Andrea Miller, Francesca Harper, and Robert Battle. This is Elijah’s first season with Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
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