Born in Penticton, BC, David Raymond began as a tap dancer, later forming the hip hop collective Over the Influence. His early career has taken him to Brazil, Belgium, Italy, The Czech Republic, and The Netherlands before returning to Vancouver to co-create Out Innerspace. David is the 2010 Isadora performance award winner, creates video design for dance, has toured internationally with numerous Canadian companies and is currently performing with Kidd Pivot.
The collaboration with Tiffany Tregarthen
David and Tiffany’s studies and early careers lead them to New York, South Korea, Brazil, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, and Italy. Their collaboration formed during a two-year residency in Antwerp, Belgium before returning to Vancouver, Canada to form Out Innerspace and its education program Modus Operandi. They have worked at institutions including London School of Contemporary Dance, Rotterdamse Danssacademie, Fontys Danssacademie, Hansung University and NYU. Their performance careers include dancing with Justine A. Chambers, Company 605, Wen Wei Dance, and Beijing Modern Dance Company. Additionally, they have both been significant contributors to Kidd Pivot, touring internationally for 8 years with award winning works The Tempest Replica, Polaris, Betroffenheit and Revisor. Together, they create, educate, perform, mentor, produce, and facilitate residencies for dance artists.