Ms. Allison has been dancing for the past 25 years and has been teaching and choreographing for the past 12. She received her training from the Marsha Woody Academy of Dance home of the Beaumont Civic Ballet where she was given the opportunity to perform principal roles in The Nutcracker, La Fille Mal Gardee, Graduation Ball, Peter and the Wolf, Prince Igor, Le Corsaire, Pas de Quarte, Don Quixote as well as other original pieces. She has also studied with the American Ballet Theatre, Houston Ballet, Ballet Austin, The Glenda Brown Choreography Project and Lamar University. She was awarded scholarships with The Rock School, Walnut Hill Performing Arts School and Joffrey Ballet. Ms. Allison has won numerous awards as a dancer and choreographer. She has worked with choreographer Robert LaFosse of New York City Ballet and Kristine Richmond of Houston Ballet and Broadway. Ms. Allison has also trained under John Magnus, the former artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet School and Kirk Peterson, the former ballet master of ABT. Along with her ballet training, Ms. Allison has also studied tap, jazz, lyrical, modern and acrobatics. Ms. Allison is excited to be returning to Artistry in Motion for her 3rd year as Co-Director of the Ballet Company where she will be teaching ballet and pointe (her specialty). She has been married to her husband Josh for 10 years and has two girls, Corinne (6) and Leila Grace (3). Ms. Allison feels so blessed to be able to work with so many talented young people and gives all the honor and glory to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.