Philip Grayson grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut, where he trained with Adam Holms at the Performing Arts Center of Connecticut. Afterwards, he went to St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire, and trained with Jennifer Howard and Courtney Peix-Barros, performing excerpts from The Nutcracker, Flower Festival, Paul Taylor’s Junction, Sharon Eyal’s Bill, and Philip Neal’s A Classic Conundrum, among others. Philip also attended summer programs with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Boston Ballet, and Burklyn Ballet Theater. Philip is currently a sophomore at Columbia College, where he hopes to study English. He joined Columbia Ballet Collaborative during his first semester.