David Gant received his dance training at the Georgia Youth Ballet under the direction of Magdalena Maury. David also participated in summer programs at Ballet Austin, the RDA Craft of Choreography Conference, and Milwaukee Ballet. After completing his training, he went on to dance as a member of the Alabama Ballet, Dance Ad Deum, and as a guest artist with Ballet Memphis, Ballet Magnificat, Greensboro Ballet, and number of companies throughout the Southeastern US.
David is responsible for the business side of both Refuge Dance Company and Refuge Dance Academy as well as teaching. In addition to helping his wife Katherine lead Refuge and raise their five children - Elizabeth, Caleb, Madeleine, Joshua, and Samuel, David works in management for an Atlanta-based Fortune 500 company.