Tislarm Bouie was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from The Professional Performing Arts School of New York City, as a dance major in partnership with The Ailey School. He received his B.F.A in dance from The University of the Arts. He has performed with Ronald K. Brown's Evidence Dance Company, Philadanco's 2nd Company, Norwegian Cruise Line production of SWING! The Musical, Public Theater’s Under the Radar festival production of Blueprint Specials and Alicia Keys. He has been in featured in Macy's, Vogue, Samsung, Fifa World Cup and Champs NBA playoff highlights commercials. As well as a dancer on ABC’ series Manhattan Love Story. Tislarm founded the Tislarm Bouie Project in 2014. Since its inception the project based company has performed at The Young Choreographers, Dumbo Dance, Reverb Dance, Making Moves and Brooklyn Dance Festivals. As, well as creating short films and performing at other events throughout the city.