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.R.A. 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).
Tom was assistant choreographer to Shelly Masenior for So You Think You Can Dance - Ukraine, additionally helping her set pieces in NYC. Unique endeavors include movement coach/choreographer for spring/summer 2017 collection Hausach (German fashion house) print and video. Instructor on “BDC moves” video series.
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 has been apart of the faculty at Intrigue Dance Intensive, Shine Dance (Canada) Guest teacher The Pulse on Tour, Artistic Dance Exchange and has judged for multiple dance competitions in the US, Canada and Australia. He is faculty member at Broadway Dance Center, Guest Teacher at Steps on Broadway in New York City as well as Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, Underground Dance Centre, Toronto 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 the Intrigue Dance Intensive interview series
News & Updates
When in New York City, Tom is currently teaching on Monday's and Wednesday's at 7:30pm at Broadway Dance Center till July 18th 2016.
You can take class with Tom at Intrigue Dance Intensive, He is currently scheduled for every City.
Tom is keeping busy and will be teaching in Orlando for The Pulse on Tour as a Guest Teacher for their Friday Night Master Class December 11th.
Tom is teaching at Intrigue Dallas Nov 20-22 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel downtown Dallas.
Another Summer filled with master classes and choreography, check out one of the pieces from last season choreographed for Dance Etc in Newton, CT.
New Intrigue Dance Intensive Faculty photo.
Broadway Dance Center Midnight Madness. Tom will be back at BDC August 6th 10:30pm-12am
Tom is on Faculty with a distinguished group of choreographer at Intrigue Dance Intensive Nationals in Orlando, Florida.
TEACHING AT BROADWAY DANCE CENTER
Sunday June 14th 6pm, Sunday June 21 6pm, Tuesday June 23rd 9pm Check the schedule at BroadwayDanceCenter.com