Allison Elizabeth Burns is a passionate member of the performing arts community who works as a choreographer, performer, teacher, and producer.
Allison has worked on dance, theatre, and multidisciplinary projects. Her choreography has been presented at dance: made in canada (2019), Your Dance Fest (2019), the Annual Alberta Dance Festival (2018), Dark Horse Dance Projects (2017) and in the Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa Fringe Festivals (2010-19). She choreographed 9th Hour Theatre’s 2018 production of Godspell, and collaborated with Odyssey Theatre as choreographer and dance leader on their 2017 Spreading Roots community outreach project.
Allison has performed in choreographic works by TAKE UP SPACE, Riley Sims (Winter Creation Lab 2019), Noémie Lafrance (Endless Landscape 2017), Jérôme Bel (Gala, Festival TransAmériques 2016), Siôned Watkins (2018 National Arts Centre Orchestra presentation), and Renata Soutter (The Wild Life, Propeller Dance Company 2017), among others, and has toured North America (2014-15).
She founded, produced and hosted the dance podcast, Dirty Feet (2012-17). She is a co-founder and former artistic producer of the Montreal’s Bouge d’ici Dance Festival (2007-16). Allison graduated from Concordia University with a degree in Contemporary Dance with distinction in 2010.