Jamiel Laurence was born in London, England and trained at The Arts Educational School Tring Park, as well as receiving two years of musical training in 2006-2007 at the Trinity College of Music in Greenwich. His classical training was received at Central School of Ballet between 2007 - 2009. Jamiel joined Scottish Ballet in 2009 and was promoted to Soloist in 2016.
"Jamiel Laurence, as the hunchback in “The Hunchback in the Park,” makes a strong impression, crouched, round-backed, snarling, and alone."Christopher Bruce's Ten Poems, DanceTabs, April 2017