Rukia McCormick is born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and has trained in artistic forms such as acting, dance and voice. She began her dance training in various styles including West African, Ballet, Jazz and Modern technique at Creative Outlet dance theatre of Brooklyn. Creative Outlet is where she began to have a burning desire to learn more about dance. Rukiya then attended the Professional Performing Art School of Manhattan as a Musical Theatre Major. Here her vocabulary in musical theatre styled voice and dance was expanded. She decided that she wanted to focus on dance and receive more technical training, so she continued her high school years as a dance major. Rukiya then trained extensively at the Alvin Ailey School and Dance theatre of Harlem. Rukiya has since received her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in dance at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angles, California. Post graduation she joined the BLOC LA family, where she has since worked with artist such as Dua Lipa and Miguel. Rukiya also has live stage performance experience such as, Carnival of Hollywood. Los Angeles has challenged and aided the woman and artist she has become now. Now back and currently residing in New York, Rukiya is ready to share every aspect of her God given gifts, talents and abilities.