David trained with Los Angeles Ballet Academy before joining San Francisco Ballet School’s trainee program, where he performed in The Nutcracker, Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella and in Helgi Tomasson’s Handel, A Celebration. In 2012 and 2013, he was awarded the Bronze Medal at the YAGP finals in New York.
- Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
- Dancing Since: Age 7
- Seasons with Charlotte Ballet: 2
Favorite choreographer: Myles Thatcher
Favorite ballet: William Forsythe’s The Vertiginious Thrill of Exactitude
Favorite thing to do on a day off: Reconnect with old friends
- Advice for aspiring dancers: “If thing’s don’t go to plan, don’t give up! A disappointment could end up being a great opportunity!”