Michael Allen

Michael is a Chicago native. He began dancing at the age of 8 with ALYO Children’s Dance theatre. Michael studied West African Dance, Caribbean, Hip Hop and Horton Technique. Michael started his career in theater at the age 14 through After School Matters. Michael attended Illinois State University, where he joined NOIR Dance Troupe and became a choreographer for the troupe. Michael became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. where he served as Step Master. In 2012, Michael joined the theater group “Theater 47” where he performed in the ensemble for productions including; “Dreamgirls,” “The Color Purple” and “The Wiz.” Michael toured with “The Color Purple” from 2014-2016. Michael has performed as a dancer in film, television, and web series. In 2015 Michael was featured as a principal dancer on the show “Empire” Michael is new to Los Angeles and is excited about getting his start in the fitness industry with Rock Star Dance Fitness