Dustin was born in Dayton, Ohio where he started training at the age of 15. He later trained at the Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts before receiving his first job offer from Fernando Bujones at Orlando Ballet. While in Orlando, Dustin also worked at Disney World as an ensemble dancer. He then danced with The Washington Ballet before dancing with San Francisco Ballet. His repertoire includes works by Septime Webre, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris, Nicolo Fonte and George Balanchine.