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. Dwayne has also trained at the Ailey School, the School of American Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, PNB and Complexions . Dwayne is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.  Dwayne has performed works by world renowned choreographers such as George Balanchine, Ben Stevenson, Matthew Rushing, Dwight Rhoden, William Forsyth, Judith Jamison, Christopher Wheeldon, Robert Battle, Thang Dao, Garrett Smith. He was a principal dancer at Philadanco, and METdance.

His commercial credits include dancing for Frank Gatson (Beyoncé), Chris Brown, Anthony Burrell, So You Think You Can Dance 8,9,10 (Top 30) and Jazmine Sullivan. 

His Broadway credits include The Wiz, Kinky Boots and Disney: The Little Mermaid. He joined Houston Ballet Education department in the fall of 2021.