Georgios Maniadis Metaxas is from Thessaloniki in Greece. He began his dance training aged 14 years old under the supervision of Aspa Foutsi. During high school he attended intensive summer courses at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Orlando Ballet and Brenau University, as well as performing in classical and contemporary works in the US and in Greece. He has recently graduated with distinction from New York University, specialising in dance and classics/art history. He has performed in pieces by choreographers such as James Martin, Cherylyn Lavagnino, Seán Curran, Vita Osojnik, Gregory Solbashian and José Limon, and has also worked as a dance instructor and choreographer.