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.  

Recent choreographic works ‘Sublime….‘for the Perth FRINGEWORLD Festival 2017, ‘Climacteric’ a solo performed in Strut Dance’s In Situ Season 2017 and Micromove 2018.  2017 Strut Dance Seed Residency recipient with Richard Cilli. Natalie collaborated with Sam Chester to create a new work on LINK Dance Company, ‘IM Spiegel’. This year she created a work ‘Panthea’ on the graduating class of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Dance students for their May season & will be touring to Taiwan inOctober 2018. Created/performed in Strut Dance’s ‘Short Cuts’ season, ‘Miss Where Are My Pills’ in duet with Bernadette Lewis, ‘The Sessions’ in collaboration with Samuel Harnet-Welk and a solo in collaboration with Sally Richardson ‘#thatwomanjulia’, which featured at NEXT as a part of the MoveMe Festival, September 2018. Natalie will perform in Perth Festival 2019 in Maxine Doyle’s new work ‘Sunset’ & is a successful recipient with Samuel Harnet-Welk of the STRUT Dance’s International Seed Residency at Silhara Arts Centre, South Jakarta for 2019