Patrick Ingram began his dance training at 15 at the Joel Hall Center of Dance in Chicago, Illinois where he grew up. After realizing his love of dance and deciding to take it seriously, he auditioned and was accepted into Chicago Academy for the Arts. Under the direction of Dance Chair, Randy Duncan, he learned from some of the brightest minds in dance including, Natalie Rast, Deborah Goodman and Guillermo Leyva. He also danced in works by Eddy Ocampo, Lizzie McKenzie, Jonathon Alsberry and Visceral Dance Company’s Artistic Director, Nick Pupillo. Patrick has trained at Joffrey Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and Milwaukee Ballet learning from amazing artists like Fabrice Camels, Derrick Agnoletti, Erica Edwards and Michael Pink to name a few.
Patrick is a recent graduate of Illinois State University, however, before earning his Bachelor of Arts in Dance, he danced professionally with Elements Contemporary Ballet, Inaside Dance Chicago, Dallas Contemporary Ballet, as well as being a guest artist and teacher with multiple dance companies across the Midwest. At Illinois State University, he had the opportunity to work with guest artists, such as Kaitlin Webster, Edward Rice, and Joshua Blake Carter as well as the esteemed faculty of the dance program; Sara Semonis, Darby Wilde, Greg Merriman, Kaley Pruitt-Ozmankowski, and Laina Carney. Patrick is grateful to be in Tulsa and looks forward to working with the bright young minds at TBCDE.