Elijah Pressman was recently appointed as the new Assistant Artistic Director at South Ballet where he has served many years as Ballet Master and principal dancer.trained at Lauridsen Ballet Centre in Torrance, California. Elijah’s repertoire includes ballets by Robert Kelley, Laurence Blake, Jon Cristofori, Kenneth Walker, William Whitener, Francisco Gella, Heather Gray, Ron Cunningham, and Daniel Baudendistal. Elijah has performed lead roles in Cinderella, Firebird, Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, and The Nutcracker and was featured as Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
He has attended the summer intensives of Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre, Utah Regional Ballet, is a two-time full scholarship recipient to the Craft of Choreography Conference run by Regional Dance America and was selected to dance at the International Ballet Conference in Jackson, Mississippi. Elijah is a founding member of KWDP.