Shepherd Allen

Hip Hop

Shepherd Allen is a Texas born and bred choreographer who started teaching when he was 14 due to a knowledge of dance instruction given by his father. Teaching at local studios helped him develop his own style and he started teaching at Ballet Austin in his very early 20’s. From there he was able to be in music videos, backup for artists tours and was also featured on television (audition level) for So You Think You Can Dance (2 seasons) and was voted fan favorite on the television show “A Chance to Dance”. His current mission is keeping the passion in Austin hip hop and breeding true artists on an individual level. 

 

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