Glenn Allen Sims grew up in Long Branch, NJ, began his classical dance training at the Academy of Dance Arts in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, and was a scholarship student to the Ailey School’s Summer Intensive. Mr. Sims attended the Juilliard School under Benjamin Harkarvy. In 2004, Mr. Sims was the youngest person to be inducted into the Long Branch High School’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. He has been featured on several network television programs, including BET Honors, Dancing With The Stars, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, LIVE! With Kelly and Michael, The Today Show and So You Think You Can Dance. Mr. Sims is a master teacher, certified Zena Rommett Floor-Barre instructor, and certified Pilates mat instructor. He has performed in the White House Dance Series and for the king of Morocco. Mr. Sims was featured on the cover of and wrote a featured guest blog for DANCE MAGAZINE. He has originated featured roles by Carmen De Lavallade, Judith Jamison, Lynn Taylor Corbett, Mauro Bigonzetti, Rennie Harris, and Ronald K. Brown. Mr. Sims joined Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1997.