About Us

Your Judge

Richard Philion is a highly sought after judge and master class teacher. After consistently receiving rave reviews for his critiques, Richard decided to share his love of dance and coaching with other dancers. As a judge for many competitions across North America, Richard knows what the judges are looking for behind the judges table. 

Trained at Canada's National Ballet School and with a career involving companies all over the world, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge to all styles of dance. Career highlights have included: National Ballet of Canada, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Albany Berkshire Ballet, Sarah Berges Contemporary Ballet, APEC Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Jean Ann Ryan Productions, Royal Caribbean Productions, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Galan Entertainment's Tango Buenos Aires and multiple musical theatre productions including: Singin' in the Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Promises, Promises, Beauty and the Beast, Sweet Charity and Guys and Dolls.

Professionally, he's actively dancing/performing in productions in Canada, the US and around the world, which allows him to stay current with his finger on the pulse of the dance scene.

From the Judges Table also has the ability to connect you with the judge or judges perfectly suited to help coach and provide you with the best critique possible across our wide network of dance professionals.

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