A native Australian now based in New York, David Scotchford is a choreographer passionate about creating fresh and inventive ways to experience musicality and to communicate narrative through movement.
Since 2007, David has been the Associate Choreographer/ Additional Choreographer for the stage production of Dirty Dancing, for which he has put together and choreographed for many productions (including London’s West End, 1st US Tour, Berlin, and Toronto). David will be the Associate Choreographer for the upcoming Dirty Dancing US Tour opening August 2014.
Recently, David choreographed Carousel for Oklahoma University and In The Heights for Kean University NJ. In 2012, he choreographed a newly designed production of Dirty Dancing that premiered in Stockholm, Sweden. David’s teaching style is passionate, informative and emotionally orientated. As a dance educator, his focus lies in building a foundation of flexibility, stability and strength. David is a sought-after dance educator and teaches workshops and master classes on Theater Dance, advanced Jazz and partnering technique around the country. For more information and to stay up to date with David’s latest classes and projects, visit: www.DavidScotchford.com.