Technique, Lyrical, Contemporary

Richard Elszy is passionately dedicated to training the next generation of dancers through his technical expertise and to inspiring them with inventive and picturesque choreography. In his current endeavor, Richard has created “Building Blocks of Dance,” an online dance technique program for teachers.

As a Los Angeles-based choreographer, Richard’s classes at the esteemed Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles are a popular place for students to work toward formulating technique into artistry.

He has presented numerous works of choreography at Club Jeté – LA’s Premier Dance Showcase, as well as coaching and choreographing dance concept videos featuring Nia Frazier of Dance Moms titled “Young Love”, Chelsie Hill and the Rollettes “Be Boundless” and “We Can Together” campaigns. He has also choreographed a TV pilot “Sizzle” Reel for TV star and Emmy-nominated actress Shanti Lowry of Family Time. Richard’s choreography has earned several national awards and other accreditations.

In his IAX classes, Richard combines his extensive understanding of technique with an innovative choreographic style to create a unique class and coaching experience for dancers of all levels across America and abroad. He is proud to say that he has been a part of IAX since Season 1, and loves training all of the dancers!