Kimmie Allen is a New Orleans based freelance dancer. Originally from Natchitoches, Louisiana, she graduated with her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2006. Afterwards she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where she studied multiple methods of massage therapy, danced professionally for ARENA Dances and other local choreographers, as well as creating some of her own work. Kimmie’s musical upbringing has always had a strong influence on her dancing style. Her classes investigate space and fulfilled tactile movement, while also exploring phrasing and timing, bringing an overall tone of musicality to the class.