Hannah Alissa Richardson
is from Toronto, Canada. She has graduated with honors from the prestigious Ailey School, Certificate and Scholarship Programs. Hannah can also be found on TV shows such as Family Channel’s The Next Step, Disney Channel’s Backstage, and also roles in movies. She plays “Katie” in the film Everyday based on the book written by David Levithan, directed by Michael Sucsy. She has also performed in the 2017 fall/winter Vogue Collections video, and has been the opening and closing performer for many New York Fashion Week shows. Hannah has performed works by Bradley Shelver, Tina Bush, Ray Mercer, Fredrick Earl Mosley, Clifton Brown, William Forsythe, Moonlight choreographed by Robert Battle at the Lincoln Center,
the premiere performance of Grace and Mercy choreographed by
Ronald K. Brown at Bard’s SummerScape festival, and danced in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria during Ailey’s 2017, 2018, and 2019 New York City Center season. Hannah was featured in a dance video tribute to Judy Chicago’s, The Dinner Party, directed by Redha Medjellekh. She was also
a principal dancer in performances at the 2020 Holland Dance Festival. Hannah is currently an apprentice member with Parsons Dance Company, a special guest artist with Evidence: A Dance Company, and the newest company member with
Ailey II. Hannah is very thankful to those who have guided and supported her along her journey and feels very blessed being able to do what she loves most.