Patrick Coker

Cedar Lake Dance

Patrick Coker grew up in Chester, Virginia. He was awarded the American Ballet Theatre's National Trainee Scholarship from 2008 to 2010. In May 2014, Patrick graduated magna cum laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program, where he apprenticed with Ailey II in his final year.   He has performed with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Joshua Beamish's MOVE:the company, and the Mark Morris Dance Group in The Hard Nut and L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato. Throughout his career he has danced works by choreographers including Alvin Ailey, Bob Fosse, Matthew Rushing, Hope Boykin, Earl Mosley, Ohad Naharin, Darrell Moultrie, and Camille A. Brown.  Patrick began working with Jessica Lang Dance in 2015 and joined the company in 2016.