Arthur was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, where at 6-years-old he began training in ballet.
As a result of competing in the international ballet competition, Youth American Grand Prix, he was offered a spot to train at Canada's National Ballet School, where he stayed for 4 years. After completing his training in Canada he went off to Europe to train in Hamburg, Germany for a year. From there he received his first professional contract with Teatr Wielki in Lodz, Poland.
The daily routine of honing his ballet technique of course comes as a priority. However, as a hobby he likes to explore the hip hop style, popping. Also, when he gets the chance he enjoys choreographing on himself and other dancers. His most recent project, License to Disturb, is being presented at the Harbourfront Centre.
This coming year he will be moving back to Germany to dance with Dusseldorf's Ballet am Rhein.
You can follow Arthur on Twitter (@staYshak) and YouTube.