Aaron Ingley is from Tallahassee, Florida. He began his training at thirteen with former Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre dancers, Charles Hagan and Natalia Botha, at Southern Academy of Ballet Arts. He also trained and performed with Tallahassee Ballet. Aaron completed his training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, WA where he performed with that company at the 1999 Edinburgh Festival. He was also featured as Tom Snout in PNB’s production of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream produced in HD for the BBC—the first high definition production of an American ballet company.
Aaron performed professionally with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for nine seasons. A versatile dancer, Aaron was featured in numerous classical and contemporary roles and served as the company’s Principal Character Artist during that time. He has performed as a guest artist with Tallahassee Ballet, Ft. Worth/Dallas Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet during their tour to Hong Kong in 2000. In addition to ballet, Aaron is a professional actor, a founding partner of MDK Studios and is completing degrees in History and Management at University of Pittsburgh. Aaron lives with his two cats, Sadler and Dita, and fiancé, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer, Julia Erickson.