Born in Washington DC, Corey Scott-Gilbert began his dance training at the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued at the Juilliard School. After graduating he was invited to the Lyon Opéra Ballet, to then become a member of Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet in 2007. He won the Princess Grace Award in 2009. He was made a member of the Cirque du Soleil in 2010 and appeared with the “Iris” programme as part of the Academy Awards in 2012 . He returned to Europe in 2013 to work as a freelance artist. He is currently collaborating with Sascha Waltz, Richard Siegal and Eszter Salamon.