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Portrait for ARENA Dances. Courtesy of Armour Photography.
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Dance, Performance Art
Describe you and your work

Allison Wheeler (she/her) was born in Bloomington, Minnesota and began her dance journey training in ballet and studio competition dance styles. In high school, she attended Arkansas Arts Academy where she fell in love with modern and contemporary dance. In Spring 2023, Allison graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a BFA in Dance. She has trained in a wide variety of dance genres and worked with artists such as Karen Castleman, HIJACK, Dr. Ananya Chatterjea, Souleymane Badalo, BRKFST Dance, Shapiro & Smith Dance, Erin Thompson, Carl Flink, Taja Will, Limón Dance, and Matthew Janczewski's ARENA Dances. Allison has been involved in the K-pop cover dance community teaching K-pop dance and performing in multiple cover dance groups and projects. In Spring 2023, Allison choreographed and co-produced A Fool’s Errand dance show at the Red Eye Theater in Minneapolis. Allison values her wide range of experiences and inspirations in her choreographic work. She is interested in exploring the complexities of the modern human experience between our physical worlds, our digital worlds, ourselves, and our relationships through the modes of dance and live performance.

  • Portrait for ARENA Dances. Courtesy of Armour Photography.
  • "Seconds" Choreographed by BRKFST Dance Company. Photo by Randy Karels.
  • Profile Photo for CIDER Dance Group. Photo by Grace Theriot.
  • "Psalm" at Northrop Presents: Limón Dance Company, November 2022.