RIAN ELYSSA

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Rian Elyssa is a former ballet dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre who transitioned to a career in film and TV when an ill-timed knee surgery ended her dance career early. After years away from the dance world, Rian returned as a choreographer for music videos, short films, and narrative-driven photo projects. With a bachelor's degree in communication theory, Rian's work explores the sociology and psychology of the world we live while blending the mediums of film and dance.