Roscoe L. Sales, Jr., is a native of Winston-Salem, N.C. where he earned his BFA on scholarship from the North Carolina School of the Arts. He has also studied at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center and The Dance Theatre of Harlem. He has performed with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, The Metropolitan Opera Company in Porgy and Bess, the Greensboro Ballet, and the North Carolina Dance Theatre. In 1999 Roscoe made his debut as a choreographer with his version of Othello for Carolina Ballet. He is on faculty at the Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education, Tri-Cities High School and now Gotta Dance Atlanta!