Liam Burke was born and raised in Wakarusa, Indiana, USA. He began his artistic journey at the age of five as a musician, training in classical guitar, which later led him to discover dance. At the age of thirteen Liam began his dance training at Southold Dance Theater in South Bend, Indiana. He then graduated high school as a dance major from University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).
Following graduation, Liam attended UNCSA for an additional year of training at the college level. In 2016, Liam had his debut as a professional dancer in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Les Troyens choreographed by Helen Pickett and directed by Tim Albery.