Cooper is 12 years old and this is his first year with BTQ. Cooper initially trained at Five Star Dance Academy where he developed his love of ballet and currently trains at Steps Dance Centre and Prima Youth Ballet Academy. He also trains with the Queensland Ballet Academy and The Australian Ballet School. Cooper has been awarded scholarships at the Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet School and The Berlin State Ballet School. He was a competitive gymnast, placing at State Championships but now intends to become a principal dancer hopefully with Queensland Ballet or the Royal Ballet.