Caleah Allen first began her dance training at the age of six and followed this passion through to adulthood. She served as captain for the Fall Cheerleading team and Winter Dance team her junior and senior year at Williamstown High School. During her time there, she went on to win various accolades including Most Valuable Cheerleader, Most Valuable Dancer, and Athlete of the Year.
Her passion in dance led her to pursue a higher degree in her craft at the University of the Arts, majoring in Dance on scholarship. Her propensity for leadership led to her role as a member and acting secretary of the University of the Arts Hip Hop Club, Artist Making Movement (AMMO), where the group performed at many venues and competitions in Philadelphia. A
s a student at the University of the Arts, Caleah had the opportunity to study under several renowned artists and companies such as Kyle and Dinita Clark, Virgil Godson, Gary Jeter, Anthony Burrell, Shen Wei Dance Company, Hope Boykin, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Pennsylvania Ballet, Roni Koresh, Darrell Moultrie, Kevin Wynn, Sidra Bell, and Rennie Harris, to name a few. Her time as an undergraduate student is also where Caleah first started choreographing, addressing social issues and inequality presented within today’s society through her pieces. While at university, Caleah had the opportunity to present her work on “So You Think You Can Dance” contestants and company members of Ballet X, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, and Philadanco.
Being around so many talented peers, Caleah rediscovered her love for writing, which inspired her to pursue her Creative Writing minor. Caleah also serves as dance director and head choreographer for two competitive dance teams at Storm Athletics. On her free time, Caleah guest teaches at local dance studios in South Jersey. Caleah is pleased to have made her passion her career.