Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Cameron McCune began his ballet training at the age of 8 at the Raleigh School of Ballet under the direction of Mary LeGere. He joined the school's pre-professional company, Raleigh Dance Theatre, at age 13, and began studying privately with Gyula Pandi the next year. McCune attended summer programs at the Raleigh School of Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and the School of American Ballet, and won a silver medal at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2012.
McCune joined ABT as an apprentice in 2013 and became a member of the corps de ballet in January 2014. His repertoire includes the Young Soldier in The Green Table and a role in The Brahms-Haydn Variations, as well as roles in all of the Company's full-length ballets.