Clayton was born in Surrey and raised in Chilliwack BC, Canada; he is an actor, dancer, and choreographer working in the film and television industry. He graduated the Ryerson Dance Program in Toronto with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2012.
Clayton has acted in creature roles on the Emmy award winning Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Short Treks, and The Strain seasons 1-4. Most recently he was a performance double on Nine Films About Technology streaming on FX/Hulu. He has been featured on many titles including Love in Whitbrook, Children Ruin Everything, Condor, Shadowhunters, Total Frat Movie, In The Tall Grass, and various national commercials along with a Raptors ad in 2019 when the Raptors won the NBA championships.
Dance credits include Elton John's 25th Fashion Cares, Carly Rae Jepsen at MuchMusic, American Gods, Orphan Black, Reign, Country Crush, Recipe to Riches, Alan Thicke at GlobalTV, Contessa Hair Awards, Alice and Wonderland at the National Ballet of Canada, Vlad’s Bridge to Artists, Toronto Fashion Week, Ryerson Dances, Choreographic Works, EnChoreo, New Voices, PNE’s Pyrotechnic Kaboom & Parades and many live events. Clayton has choreographed across North Americas competitive dance industry and on ACTRA productions featured on Netflix, Hallmark, and MGM Entertainment. Locally he has choreographed for his own comedic production at Dancemakers, OutSport Charities, and Vlad's Bridge to Artists, as well as various drag performances, weddings and charities. While studying at Ryerson Clayton competed on Wipeout Canada filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In his down time Clayton enjoys adjudicating and teaching for dance and talent competitions across North America, working with the next generation of upcoming talented dancers. Recently he has judged for Starpower Nationals in Ocean City MD and Branson MO, and at regional events in Hartford CT, Spartanburg SC, East Brunswick NJ, and Niagara Falls NY to name a few. Scott has had the pleasure of judging Dance Power Burnaby, the Crystal Grand Championships in Kelowna and various festivals he once competed at himself.
Clayton looks forward to collaborating with artists globally and contributing to the arts community that has brought him much fulfilment.