KELLY ALLEN is a working professional dancer on numerous projects in the stage, television, and film industry. Kelly, a native of Southern California, is quite a respected & accomplished artist in the US. On a regular basis, she performs & works with the multi-Emmy Award winning Marguerite Derricks, choreographers Jennifer Hamilton, Michael Cothren Peña, Daniel Ezralow, JT Horenstein, Alex Little, Denise Leitner, Michelle Elkin and Kobi Rozenfeld.
Kelly this year has worked with Katy Perry on multiple platforms. Dancing in Katy's "Chained to the Rhythm" Music video & associate choreographer for Katy's Grammy & Wango Tango performances. She also recently had the amazing opportunity of being associate choreographer to Marguerite Derricks for G.L.O.W. (Netflix), Bad Moms Christmas, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon), and Westworld (HBO).
A few of Kelly's dance credits include: TV/films: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (AMAZON), Superstore (NBC), Glee (FOX), Bunheads (ABC Family), Behind the Candelabra (HBO), The Disney Channel, Frozen Promo (Disney), Two Broke Girls (CBS), Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), Yogi Bear Movie (WB). Industrials for NIKE, Amway, Lexus, Samsung, Napa Auto. Live shows: PEARL (Lincoln Center & Int'l tour), Rose Parade, "The Who's Tommy" Musical with Tony Award winner Alice Ripley, artist Natasha Bedingfield, Bollywood (Int'l Tour), Celebrat10n (Walt Disney Concert Hall), Dance Camera West (Getty Museum) and “OPEN” (Ford Amphitheater & tour) for world renown choreographer Daniel Ezralow.
As well as performing, Kelly has had many wonderful choreography opportunities. Choreographing for Target's Spring Commercial Campaign & CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Associate/Assistant Choreography Credits: KATY PERRY (59th Grammy Awards, Wango Tango), 22nd annual Critics Choice Awards, Criminal Minds (CBS), Scorpion (CBS), Heathers the Musical (New World Stages/NYC), film Starving In Suburbia (Lifetime), Barbie Live! Musical (Int'l Tour), The Sing-Off (NBC), So You Think You Can Dance (FOX), Skating with the Stars (ABC), Primetime Emmy Awards, Roxy Bazaar (Girl Rock Group), Billie Holiday Hologram Show (Apollo Theater). Dance Assistant for films: Behind the Candelabra, No Strings Attached, The Campaign; And for celebrities such as Sutton Foster, Kate Hudson, Paula Abdul, David Hasselhoff, Smokey Robinson and Nicole Sherzinger. Kelly was also the Associate Choreographer to Jennifer Hamilton for NBC’s Superbowl Promo, with celebrities such as Kristen Wigg, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey.
Kelly continues to push herself to new heights, and broaden her career as an International artist & performer! Insta: @kellyallen88 Twitter: @kellyallen
"Thank you Bloc LA, my family and my extended family/mentors: Jennifer Hamilton, Marguerite Derricks, Alex Little, Tammie Johnston, Kobi Rozenfeld, JT Horenstein, Denise Leitner… I am here because of their love, support and belief in me, for that I am beyond grateful!"
I am so extremely thankful for my past and present dance teachers who have helped mold me into the dancer I am today... They have challenged, motivated, and inspired me to keep reaching for my dreams. Thank you Leslie Baumberger, Suzy Miller, Terry Slobodnik, Gilbert & Sydna Reed, Denise Leitner, JT Horenstein, Jennifer Hamilton, Marguerite Derricks, Alex Little, Kobi Rozenfeld, and our shining star watching over us Miss PAT JACKSON. My family and friends have been here every step of the way encouraging me... I cannot thank them enough for their love and for supporting my dreams as a dancer, artist and person.