David is a choreographer, musician, and a soloist with Cincinnati Ballet. After training under Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Darleen Callaghan, Patricia McBride, Kathryn Moriarty, and Mark Diamond he danced 8 seasons with Charlotte Ballet (formerly North Carolina Dance Theatre). In his time there, he danced numerous featured roles in the works of George Balanchine, Jiří Bubeníček, William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Dwight Rhoden, and Twyla Tharp as well as much of the classical repertoire. His choreography has been performed throughout the United States by professional companies, universities, and pre-professional schools, and has been recognized by various awards and accolades. Most recently he created a new work for Cincinnati Ballet entitled “Gathering.” In 2017 his ballet "Short Ride in a Fast Machine" won the second prize at the McCallum Theatre Choreography Festival (Division I). Regional Dance America has awarded him the "Habich-Corey Choreography Award" and the "Project Tier Award for Excellence in Choreography." David has twice been invited to the New York Choreographic Institute where he created new works on dancers from New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet. David has also created works for Ballet Academy East and the dance department at Point Park University.
In 2018 David fulfilled the role of Program Director for the inaugural year of Cincinnati Ballet’s Collegiate Summer Intensive. This partnership between Cincinnati Ballet and the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music was a tremendous success.
David was honored to be a nominated for the Rolex Mentor Protégé Arts Initiative’s 2014-2015 cycle. Additionally, he has been nominated for the Princess Grace choreography fellowship.
Also an accomplished pianist, David has served as a ballet class accompanist for Cincinnati Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, The Chautauqua Institution, and Regional Dance America. He has also played as a guest accompanist for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Ballet Academy East, University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, and New York City Ballet.