Teaching/Choreography

David is an active professional artist and teacher, performing and conducting master classes and residencies at universities throughout the United States and abroad.  He has been a guest instructor at Utah Repertory Dance Theatre Summer Dance Workshop, The Brickyard in Mutiyanu China, Movement Arts and Design in Europe (MADE) in France, Tsinghua University in Beijing China, Beijing Modern Dance Company, American Dance Festival, University of Iowa, University of Illinois, Chicago Academy of the Arts, Stephens College Winona State University, Purdue, University of Northern Colorado, Scripps and Pomona College.  master classes and guest residency activities


David has staged dances for Utah Reperoty Dance Theatre, Dance Repertory San Francisco, Suzanne Grace & Dancers, Purdue Dance Company, Western Illinois University, Scotsdale Community College, Chicago Academy of the Arts, University of Northern Colorado, and University of Iowa's touring company.  He has been commissioned to create new work for Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Atrek Dance Collective and Winona State University.  His choreography has been selected six times by a jury of professional peers for encore performances at the American College Dance Festival Regional Conferences, and the National Conference in 1996.

click here to for press excerpts of David's choreography.

August 25, 2016

Dancing with Disease: A Dancer's Reflections on Moving with People with Parkinson's and Memory Loss

Frontiers in Neurology, August 25, 2016

An opinion article I was invited to contribute to the Fontiers in Neurology research topic forum on "Sound, Music and Movement in Parkinson Disease." I share experiences of dancing with elders living with degenerative disease, and suggestions to researchers for further investigation from the experiential point of view. You can read the full article here.

July 11, 2016

Spontaneous Choreography Workshop 2016

Utah Repertory Dance Theatre

In summer '16 I was on faculty along with Danielle Agami of Ate9 Dance Company, for Repertory Dance Theatre Summer Intensive.