Raymond Hilbert, born in 1966 in Leipzig, studied at the Palucca-School for Dance in Dresden. Among his most important teachers figure Hans-Joachim Metz, Patricio Buster, Jean Cébron und Kevin Haigen.
He became a member of the Company of Komische Oper Berlin under Tom Schilling for 4 years. where he was promoted to Soloist in 2004.
Later he returned to Semperoper Dresden for 12 years, where he became a Principal Dancer.
He danced solo roles in several of ballets of John Neumeier, Jirí Kylián, Mats Ek, Stephan Toss, Mauro Bigonzetti, Claude Brumachon und Glen Tetley.
Since 1995 he became a teacher at Palucca-School, in 2001 he had been offered a professorship for contemporary dance and became head of the Department of Education.
Between 20014 and 2016 he hold professorship for Modern Dance Technique, Interpretation and Choreography at Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano in Chile.
He was a guest dancer in Australia, Poland, Canada, Costa Rica, the USA and in the Netherlands.
Raymond also teaches Modern Dance, Choreography, Motion Analysis and Eukinetics.
In the beginning of the 2017/2018 season, Raymond Hilbert became the Ballet Master of the National Youth Ballet.