Instructor of Dance is a performer, teacher, model, and choreographer.
For two seasons, he choreographed Amahl and the Night Visitors at
the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. His work has been called "riveting"
and "brilliantly choreographed" by The Kansas City Star and Dance
Magazine said "Theatre dance doesn't get any better." Kansas City
audiences have seen him perform at The American Heartland Theatre
where he's also choreographed, The New Theatre Restaurant, City
in Motion Dance Theatre, The Unicorn Theatre where he played Gregory
in Love! Valour! Compassion!, and Starlight Theatre where he's performed
with Phyllis Diller, David Birney, David Ogden Stiers and B.D. Wong.
He's appeared in commercials for Intrust Bank, Apollo, and Price
Chopper. Twice he's been honored to be a part of Contemporary Dance/Fort
Worth's Choreographers' Showcase.
He has taught
Dance at many of the secondary education institutions in Kansas
City including The University of Missouri - Kansas City, Avila College,
Johnson County Community College, and Kansas City Kansas Community
College. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, he holds a BA degree
in Theatre from Kansas State University and an MFA in Dance from
Texas Christian University. David is a first-degree black belt in
Kenpo Karate and is the Dance and Theatre critic for KC Explore