Kelly Allen graduated from the Freehold Fine & Performing Arts Program in New Jersey as a dance major and studied at the NJ Governor’s School of the Arts at Trenton State University. She then continued her music and dance training at Howard University.
Kelly was a dancer with the Washington Wizards for 3 years and with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders for 7 years, serving as captain for both teams. She choreographed for the Washington Wizard Junior Dancers and made several trips to the Middle East, Europe, the Balkans, Central America, and Greenland to entertain and boost the morale of our troops. Over the past 15 years, Kelly has donated time performing as a dancer, singer, actress, and choreographer for musical productions presented by Cabaret for Life, Inc. (CFL). With Capitol Movement Dance Company, Kelly had the honor of performing (both dancing and singing) in 6 Capitol Movement Concerts at the Historic Lincoln Theater, as well as the Kennedy Center, under some of the country’s top choreographers including Tony Powell, Luam, Laura Edwards, and Chris Hale, as well as the at the 25th Anniversary Radio One Gala. Musically, Kelly is a singer with Kaleidoscope, a 10-piece band based in Maryland, and has done all types of performances ranging from NFL Football games to the Inaugural Balls for Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama.