Elena Carter

Compania Nacional de Danza

Ballet Classico 70

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Pacific Ballet Theatre

Oregon Ballet Theatre



Born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, she trained at the Academia de Ballet de Coyoacan, going on to be a principal dancer at Compania Nacional de Danza, and with Ballet Classico 70. Richardson later joined Dance Theatre of Harlem and toured the world as a principal before taking time off to have children in 1982. She moved to Portland, Oregon and became a principal at Pacific Ballet Theatre and Oregon Ballet Theatre, as well as a faculty member in the Performing Arts Program at Jefferson High School and at Da Vinci Arts Middle School. (via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elena_Carter_Richardson)




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