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 &  touring to Taiwan in October 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 2018 Move Me Festival. Natalie performed in the 2019 Perth Festival in Maxine Doyle’s work Sunset and was a successful recipient with Samuel Harnet-Welk of the STRUT Dance’s International Seed Residency at Silhara Arts Centre, South Jakarta. She recently returned from Shanghai where she has been performing in Sleep No More with the world famous Punchdrunk Theatre.