Gregory King received his MFA in Choreographic Practice and Theory from Southern Methodist University. Additionally, he is certified in Elementary Labanotation. His dance training began in Washington DC at the Washington Ballet and continued at American University. He went on to participate in the Horton Project in conjunction with the Library of Congress. He later moved to New York where he trained at continued at prestigious institutions such as The Dance Theatre of Harlem and The Alvin Ailey School.