PATRICK COKER (Chester, VA) grew up in a military family stationed in many places across the country. He was awarded the American Ballet Theatre's National Trainee Scholarship from 2008 to 2010. In May 2014 Coker graduated magna cum laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, where he apprenticed with Ailey II in his final year. After graduation, he spent a year dancing for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, and then went on to join Jessica Lang Dance for three seasons. He has also performed with The Mark Morris Dance Group in The Hard Nut and L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato,Earl Mosley’sDiversity of Dance, and BODYTRAFFIC. Find him on Instagram @pcoke. Mr. Coker joined the Company in 2019.