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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 Climacteric a site-specific solo work originally made In Situ 2017, was presented at Contact M1 Festival 2019, Singapore.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.

Steamworks Arts acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this country across Australia, recognising their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past, present and emerging.

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