Ballet and Broadway dancer, director, choreographer, and bodybuilder who danced with famed companies such as The Hamburg Ballet and The Chicago Ballet.
He studied theatre at Southern Illinois University. He moved to New York City on scholarships from the Joffrey Ballet, Harkness Ballet, and School of American Ballet.
He produced and choreographed the hit off-Broadway play Boobs! The Musical, which was nominated for the 2004 MAC Award for Best Musical Revue.
He was born and raised in Alton, Illinois. He is the youngest of four children.