Headshot of TroyElan Richardson

TroyElan is a proud alumni of Greasepaint Youth Theatre. She has performed in Greasepaint Youtheatre’s Legally Blonde (2013) as the Judge/Ensemble and as a Dynamite in Hairspray (2014).

Throughout high school she performed in many other shows, such as Hairspray as Little Inez at Peachtree Ridge High School, Helen Robinson in To Kill A Mockingbird (for which she was nominated “Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play” by the NYA), Ashley in a one-act production of Controlling Interest, Jan in Grease (for which she won “Best Actress in a Musical” by the ASA theatre department), Stacy in One Act, and Josephine Strong in Urinetown all at Arizona School for The Arts.

At Valley Youth Theatre she also performed in the production They Chose Me as Eve Eden. She has recently graduated from Arizona School for the Arts and her strong passion for performing arts has brought her to pursue theatre in college.

TroyElan will be attending New York University (NYU), Tisch School of the Arts in New York City. She will pursue a BFA degree in Dramatic Arts. Her future goal is to establish a career in film and/or theatre acting. She is so thankful to Greasepaint for all the wonderful experiences, opportunities, and friendships.