Alan currently lives in Asheville and takes pride in his work as a group fitness instructor and aerial arts instructor. He is well known in the performance and fitness communities for his compassion and fun-loving personality.
He chose to live in the area to attend Western Carolina University where he graduated with the school's first Bachelor of Music in Musical Theater Performance degree. After graduation, he moved to Asheville to continue his work with Ann Dunn and the Asheville Civic Ballet. He is a founding member of Asheville Aerial Arts.