Theo started dancing at the age of 15, taking classes in Breakdance and Ballet at his local performing arts school. He later studied at Rambert and then Trinity Laban graduating with a first-class BA Honours in Contemporary Dance. During his time at both schools, Theo had the opportunity to work with artists including Ben Wright, Zoi Dimitriou, Robert Cohan and Daniel Squire. Before starting his vocational training in dance Theo also played double bass for jazz bands, touring Memphis, Paris and Amsterdam.