DWAYNE COOK began dancing at the age of three at The Houston Ballet Academy/J.C. Sanderson Elementary for the Performing Arts. He continued his training at Lamar Fleming Middle School Fine Arts Academy and was accepted into HSPVA. He joined Exclamation Dance Co. in 2006 under the direction of Kenneth Epting. Dwayne has also trained at the Ailey School, the School of American Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Complexions Dance Company. Dwayne is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he received his degree in Modern Dance Performance. Throughout his training and career Dwayne has performed works by such choreographers as George Balanchine, Ben Stevenson, Troy Powell, Earl Mosley, Christopher Huggins, Derrick Minter, Austin Hartel, Nathan Trice, Arthur Mitchell, Dudley Williams, Matthew Rushing, Camille A. Brown, Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Ronald K. Brown, Abdel Salla, Rennie Harris, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Joshua L. Peugh, Kiki Lucas and Robert Battle. He was a principal for Philadanco for 4 years, and is currently in his second season with METdance. His commercial dance credits include dancing for Frank Gatson (Beyoncé), Chris Brown, Anthony Burrell, So You Think You Can Dance and Jazmine Sullivan.