Tom Richardson

Tom Richardson is a highly respected and sought after choreographer and instructor based in New York
City. Tom began his training as a dancer, singer and actor; a well-rounded triple threat and began working
professionally at a young age. Tom appeared in the US national tour of Broadway’s SWING!(swing/lead vocal
understudy), TraumNovela in the European Premiere
in Spain (Ecco), Falco, a new multimedia musical in Vienna, Austria based on the late 80's pop star, West Side
story, Joseph and the amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Gypsy, and Cinderella to name a few.
Tom has danced for Kym Mazelle, as well as Joop Perfume, Mission Australia, Coca Cola. Over the past three
years, Tom's choreography has been repeatedly invited to perform at D.RA. Dancin' Downtown at the Joyce
Theater NYC. His choreography credits include pieces for Dance: In It For Life (Off-Broadway), NDA/NCA Varsity
Collegiate national championship, Midnight on Broadway for CCL, La Companyia XII International (Spain) The
Winged Ones (Creative Team- Australia), TraumNovela an adaption of Stanley Kubrick's novel Eyes wide shut
(Associate Choreographer, Spain). No LiMiTs off-off Broadway fund raiser. He was invited to present a piece at
The Pulse On tour Nationals in New York City to rave reviews and standing ovation.
Tom was assistant choreographer to Shelly Masenior for So You Think You Can Dance - Ukraine, additionally
helping her set pieces in NYC. Tom has taught master classes at dance companies, professional dance studios,
competition studios, conventions and set choreography all over the world including the United States, Canada,
Australia, Europe and Asia. He is currently on faculty with Intrigue Dance Intensive, Shine Dance (Canada) and
has judged for multiple dance competitions in the US, Canada and Australia..
He is guest faculty at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway (New York City) Edge Performing arts Center
(Los Angeles) The Underground Dance Centre (Toronto, Canada) and Urban Dance Centre in Sydney, Australia.
Tom has received multiple awards for his choreography at many National and international competitions and is known for inspiring and challenging
dancers, not just to be a well-trained dancer but to be a creative artist and true performer. Tom, has been featured in Dance Teacher Magazine Online,
Danceplug, Dance.com (US), SYTYCDISM, Articles (Canada), and Intrigue Dance Intensive interview series.