At the age of 10, Carl Inger started his ballet education at the Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm. After eight years he began his career as a dancer with the Gothenburg Ballet. Two years later he joined the Royal Swedish Ballet and later he joined the Cullberg Ballet which is where he finished his stage career as a dancer. Inger worked with well known choreographers such as Johan Inger, Jiří Kylián, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin and many others. Today, Inger works exclusively with Johan Inger as his assistant and stages his works around the world.