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Natalie Allen is an award-winning dancer with an extensive professional career collaborating, performing & touring work by many leading choreographers & companies from Australia & around the world. Please read below for her career highlights and achievements.


Natalie is currently in rehearsal with Sydney Dance Company for their International tour to France with award winning work Ab Intra.

coming up in 2022!

Sydney Festival, January.

Caress/Ache, WAAPA, June.

In Crimson, All Saints College, July.

JULIA, regional Western Australian Tour, October.




Co-creator and performer, Unearthly, Perth Festival. 23rd-27th February.

Choreographer and Actor in Tamara Cook's award winning short film, Maenad Fever.

Co-creator and performer, JULIA. Artist in Residence, Harvey 8th– 20th March and Premiere Season at the Underground Theatre, State Theatre of W.A. 20th- 29th May.

Choreographer, Cabaret, WAAPA Third year Musical Theatre Students. 9th –18th September.

G, Gary Stewart, Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide, 25th-29th November



Punchdrunk International cast member in Sleep No More, Shanghai.

Development of Julia (that was #thatwomanjulia) to premiere 2021.  

Choreographed Stained in Crimson on LINK Dance Company. 9/10/11 November.

Movement Director on The Golem, theatre work by Humphrey Bower and Timothy Green, premiering at the Blue Room Theatre. 2nd- 12th December.

Movement Director, Love and Information for the 3rd year Bachelor Performing Arts, Performance Making students. 8th- 10th December.


Performer in Maxine Doyle’s Sunset for Perth Festival.

Performed solo work Climacteric at Adelaide Fringe Festival and C1 Contact Festival, Singapore.

Alongside Samuel Harnett-Welk went to Komunitas Salihara Arts Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia for a 6-week Residency to develop a new work titled Acra.

Joined the Punchdrunk International cast in Sleep No More, Shanghai.

Community driven work, A Night Out! toured to regional Western Australia.


Natalie re-imagined Climacteric for the Blue Room Theatre’s, Micromove season during the Perth FRINGEWORLD Festival.

Created a new work titled Panthea on the 3rd year dance students of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, WAAPA. The work also toured and performed in Taiwan.

Created an improvised work for Hot House Company, All Saints College.

Performed and collaborated three new short works; Miss Where Are My Pills, THE SESSIONS and #thatwomanjulia for Strut Dance Inc’s Annual season of Short Cuts. From this

season #thatwomanjulia was selected to be further developed and perform in Strut Dance inc’s NEXT as a part of the Perth MoveME Festival, in September.

Attended Oz Asia Festival’s Dance Lab again for the second meeting and the last one will be in 2019.


Choreographed and self-produced Sublime…. an immersion into the surrealist genius Salvador Dali for the Perth FRINGEWORLD Festival.

Performed William Forysthe’s One Flat Thing, Re-produced, in the Courtyard of the Western Australian State Theatre Centre, commissioned by Strut Dance Inc.

Created and performed a community show re-inventing the social dance, A Night Out! at All Saints College, Bullcreek W.A.

Created and performed a solo work, Climacteric, for Strut Dance’s In Situ Season at the St Georges Cathedral, Perth.

Nominated for a 2017 Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer. For her performance in Ohad Naharin's Decadance, commissioned by Strut Dance for the 2016 MoveMe Festival, Perth.

Richard Cilli and Natalie underwent a successful Strut Seed Residency, work titled, I had a dream and you were in it.

Invited to be in the OzAsia Festival’s Dance Lab in Adelaide hosted and collaborated with LWD Hub, as the Western Australian choreographer alongside representative Richard Cilli.

Collaborated with Sam Chester to create and perform in a new work on LINK Dance Company, IM Spiegel.

Performed in a new work at the Blue Room Theatre, created by Kynan Hughes, Valentine.

2015 to 2016

Performed in New York with Alexander Whitley Dance Company for White Light Festival with composer Thomas Ades.

Began research for Pattern Recognition and featured in a film for an interactive exhibition in Manchester. Premiered Whitley’s new duet, Pattern Recognition in London.

She continued to work in the United Kingdom with Gwyn Emberton for Shadow of a Quiet Society touring to Bristol, Caernarfon and Cardiff. She was involved in the research and development of Emberton’s new work Raft.

Performed Ohad Naharin's Decadance, commissioned by Strut Dance for the 2016 MoveMe Festival, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia.

2013 to 2014

Australian Dance Theatre Garry Stewart's G, touring nationally.

Expressions Dance Company Natalie Weir's The Red Shoes.

Daniel Jaber's Nought and Shades.

Co-choreographed and performed a new duet with Richard Cilli, Qualia, at Strut Dance’s Short Cuts Season.

Choreographed a work on LINK Dance Company, Lab S.

Choreographed and performed a solo, Organic Matter at Strut Dance’s Short Cuts.

Re-mounted and re-staged Rafael Bonachela’s The Land Yes and The Land of No on the graduating Dance and Ballet students of WAAPA.


Joined Sydney Dance Company (SDC) under the direction of Rafael Bonachela. She thoroughly enjoyed working with Bonachela and Guest Artists: Adam Linder, Emanuel Gat, Jacopo Godani, Larrisa McGowan and Alexander Ekman.

Touring Nationally and Internationally was a big part of her time spent with the company.

2013 successful recipient of a Green Room Award, for 'Best Female Dancer' in Sydney Dance Company's, 2 One Another.


She began her professional dance career with Leigh Warren and Dancers, touring Nationally and performing at the 50th Holland Dance Festival.


Graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Her graduation show was performing iconic repertoire works, Bird Brain by Gary Stewart, Nacho Duato’s Jardi Tancat and Sue Healey’s performative version within the series of The Curiosities.





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