Natalie Allen

Natalie Allen

Natalie Allen (Performer/co-creator) has worked with an array of leading Australian dance companies and choreographers; Leigh Warren and Dancers, Sydney Dance Company (SDC)- Rafael Bonachela and SDC Guest Artists: Adam Linder, Emanuel Gat, Jacopo Godani, Larrisa McGowan and Alexander Ekman. Australian Dance Theatre: Garry Stewart's G and Birdbrain, Expressions Dance Company: Natalie Weir's The Red Shoes, Daniel Jaber's Nought and Shades, Alexander Whitley and Gwyn Emberton in the United Kingdom, and William Forysthe’s One Flat Thing Re-produced.

In 2013, she received a Green Room Award, for Best Female Dancer in Sydney Dance Company's, 2 One Another. In 2017 she was nominated for an Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer, for her performance in Ohad Naharin's Decadance, 2016 Move Me Festival, Perth.  

Allen has been creating work since 2013 which has been presented locally, nationally & internationally. In 2019, Allen went to Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta, for STRUT Dance International SEED residency. Climacteric a site-specific solo work originally made In Situ 2017, was presented at Contact M1 Festival 2019, Singapore. A Night Out! a community show reinventing social dance, created in 2017, toured regional WA in 2019. Allen performed in Maxine Doyle’s Sunset, Perth Festival 2019 & joined the
cast of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More in Shanghai. Recently she choreographed a solo for SLIDE Dance Theatre's new show Beam Me Up, Kate and choreographed on LINK dance company for their 2020 November season.

For Steamworks Natalie performed in Rites: Dying to Dance (2016) and #thatwomanjulia, co-created with Director Sally Richardson for Shortcuts and NEXT (STCWA) for Move Me Festival 2018.