Devinne Cook is a dancer who was born and raised in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. She began her dance training at the age of 3 at Dancemakers Inc., in Lanham, Maryland. She trained at Dancemakers until 2012 then continued her training as a member of Towson University's Pre Collegiate Dance Ensemble in Baltimore, Maryland. Upon graduating from High School in 2014, she took her first step in the direction of becoming a professional dancer.
In Fall 2017 she began her training at University of North Carolina School of the Arts as a dance major, with a concentration in contemporary dance. Under the direction of Dean Susan Jaffe, Devinne trains in a variety of techniques such as Cunningham, Countertechnique, Limon and ballet. She has also had the opportunity to perform several works, including excerpts from “Scramble” by Merce Cunningham, Trisha Brown’s “Solo Olos” and Martha Graham’s “Panorama.” Along with Cook’s repertoire and busy college schedule, she has found the time to be involved in arts management, obtain her pre-school teaching certificate and show her leadership and organizational skills as Co-chair of the student organization Artists of Color.