Patrick is from Bainbridge Island, WA. He discovered dance at 14 at Bainbridge Dance Center and went on to train at Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, LINES Ballet, Trey McIntyre Project and with Suzanne Farrel at the Kennedy Center. Patrick has worked with Oregon Ballet Theater and most recently as a performer, choreographer and teacher with Northwest Dance Project in Portland, where he danced original roles in new works by many contemporary dance-makers.

I dance to express and evoke what can’t be explained in words. I dance to feel the raw animal inside of me, to feel risk, grief, power, vulnerability, joy, community and love. I dance to connect.