Gregory King received his MFA in Choreographic Practice and Theory from Southern Methodist University. In addition, he is certified in Elementary Labanotation. His dance training began in Washington DC at the Washington Ballet and later at American University. He went on to participate in the Horton Project in conjunction with the Library of Congress. His training continued at the prestigious institutions such as The Dance Theatre of Harlem and The Alvin Ailey School. Gregory has performed with The Washington Ballet, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, Erick Hawkins Dance Company, New York Theatre Ballet, Donald Byrd /The Group, The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, New York City Opera, and most recently in Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway.
Gregory has been extremely active in each of the communities he has lived in. These include New York City, Dallas, Philadelphia and Boston. His choreography has been selected to participate in numerous festivals including NuDance Festival in NYC, Youth American Grand Prix and fundraisers for Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. Recently, his choreography was selected to represent the New England Region at The American Dance Festival held at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
He has taught master classes at Boston Conservatory, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Texas Ballet Theatre, Camp Broadway, and High School for the Performing Arts in Dallas, TX. Additionally, he has served as Resident Guest artist at Temple University and as a teaching artist in public schools in and around Dallas.
He is currently on faculty at Dean College where he teaches Horton, Dance Composition, Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis and Senior Seminar. King joined Boston Ballet School in 2014.