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david ingram

David was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, where he grew up as a self-taught hip-hop freestyler and battle dancer. The majority of David's training came from Columbia College, where he trained in ballet, modern, jazz, African, and contemporary. In addition to freelancing as both a teacher and film performer, David has performed with several hip-hop crew such as UDF (Urban Dance Force), Pure Renditionz, and T13 among others. Mr. Ingram debuted with Crash as a Company 2 Member in 2008 and was promoted to the full company in 2012. While being with the company David has had the opportunity to work with various choreographers such as Mikey Rioux, Lizzie Mackenzie, the late Paul Christiano as well as the late Ronn Stewart, and Jessica Deahr who aslo is his artistic director. Along with his dance background David has an extensive background in martial arts specifically the style of Ninjitsu. David aslo fell very fond of the hip-hop style of K.R.U.M.P. which he has fused with his contemporary background on several occasions.