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Allison Ulrich is a graduate from Orange County School of the Arts where she was recipient of The International House of Blues Ambassador Scholarship.  In 2009, Allison received her BFA from The Juilliard School where she performed works by Twyla Tharp, Martha Graham, Mark Morris, Jose Limon, Nicolo Fonte, Larry Keigwin, Lar Lubovitch, Nacho Duato and Ohad Naharin.  Allison joined the Juilliard Dance Ensemble for their European tour, performing in Dresden, Germany, Caen and Paris, France.  She then went straight into a new creation at the headquarters in Montreal, Canada for Cirque Du Soleil, “Viva Elvis” where she was the dance captain, a featured dancer and an aerialist, choreographed by Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, Bonnie Story, Mark Swanheart and directed by Vincent Paterson.  Allison has been a guest performer on Dancing With the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Strictly Come Dancing, The Daytime Emmy Awards and more.  Allison was the dance captain, dancer and aerialist for the "New York Spectacular" starring the Radio City Rockettes, directed and choreographed by Mia Michaels.  She performs in various productions for The Metropolitan Opera, is a principle dancer, aerialist and rehearsal director for Company XIV and is a guest performer for various companies, including Keigwin and Company and Mark Stuart Dance Theatre. Along with freelancing as a dancer and aerialist (Lyra, Aerial Hoop, X-Pole, Harness), Allison’s TV credits include Comedy Central’s Alternatino, commercials for IBM and VH1, she has assisted choreographers Sonya Tayeh, Cherice Barton, Andy Blankenbuehler and Mia Michaels and is represented by MSA Agency in NYC and LA.