Born and raised in New York City, Princess Lockerooo is a multi-faceted performance artist, with talents ranging from, choreography, directing, costume design & artistic makeup to opera singing & circus arts. With a background and education in musical theater, Princess Lockerooo puts a theatrical twist on urban dance. She has made a name for herself in the NYC & International dance community as a performer, teacher, choreographer and International Champion. Princess Lockerooo is a Waacking specialist and an innovator in the style. She has developed and become known for her original style of waacking “propeller” waacking which she showcased on "SYTYCD."
Most recently Lockerooo performed in the “Dance for Madonna” Smirnof Nightlif Exchange project, and BILLBOARD LIVE in Osaka and Tokyo with Jody Watley. Lockerooo has developed and continues to develop work with Akim funk Buddha such as “Carmen, The Urban Opera." They have performed their work at Summer Stage, The Blue Note, Civitanova Danza (Italy,) The Bali Spirit Festival (Indonesia) & The BAM Café (Brooklyn Academy of Music). Princess Lockerooo is head of the NYC chapter of The Imperial House of Waacking (IHOW,) founded by Tyrone Procter (Legendary Soul Train Dancer/Choreographer.) Princess Lockerooo has also performed at Carnegie Hall with Hugh Masekela , Lincoln Center & the Apollo Theater. Her T.V. credits include Americas Got Talent & “So you think you can Dance?”
An advocate of children’s Arts Education, Lockerooo is proud founder of and director of Lockernation "The Next Generation," a professional performing Children’s Dance Company. Lockernation has performed with Lockerooo & Akim Funk Buddha at the Summer Stage & the BAM Café. Lockernation are winners of the “Stars of Tomorrow” Kids competition at the Apollo Theater.