Darnell Richardson Jr. grew up in North Philadelphia. From the time he was a little boy, Darnell has been cultivating his love and passion for the arts. This multi-talented artist comes with an arsenal of talents. Darnell is an award-winning playwright, producer, and has produced many theatrical productions including, Faith of a Mustard Seed, Girl He Loves Me, and The Reassurance. Faith of a Mustard Seed was later recognized in the Peach Theatre Awards and won Best Musical Production. Darnell’s work has been seen around the world in such places as Atlanta, New York, and Bermuda.
Darnell’s talent doesn’t stop there. He is also a choreographer and proud owner of D. Richardson Productions Performing Arts Training Program, formally Danse4Ever Studios, established in 2012. Darnell has used this platform to create and develop programs that will provide professional dance education to his community. Darnell’s D. Richardson Productions Dance Academy brand has been featured on Fox29 Good Day Philadelphia, 6ABC Thanksgiving Day Parade, Odunde African Festival, the Universoul Circus, South Jersey Caribbean Festival, Philadelphia 76ers games, and I Am a Philly Artist TV. Darnell is also a proud member of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated.
Currently Darnell is the creative director and manager for his company D. Richardson Productions which produces live entertainment for events of all kinds across the country. D. Richardson Productions was awarded “Best Event Performance” by the Industry Events Association headquartered in Philadelphia, PA! In addition, Darnell manages talent and bookings for Just4Fun Mascots based in Broward County Florida.
Mr. Richardson looks forward to the future and its endless possibilities. No dreams are too big for the rising star!
Darnell currently lives in Miami, Florida.