Allison Holker

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Allison Holker
BornAllison Renae Holker
(1988-02-06) February 6, 1988 (age 24)
Utah, United States
OccupationDancer, Actress
 
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Allison Holker
BornAllison Renae Holker
(1988-02-06) February 6, 1988 (age 24)
Utah, United States
OccupationDancer, Actress

Allison Renae Holker (born February 6, 1988) is an American dancer. Holker is credited with a wide variety of work in film, television and concert tours. She is most famously known from her appearances on the TV Show So You Think You Can Dance, where she was a contestant in season 2 and an all-star in seasons 7 through 9.

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Early life and education

Holker was born and grew up in Orem, Utah and graduated from Timpanogos High School in June 2006. She began formal dance training at "The Dance Club" studio in Orem, Utah when she was four years old and began teaching at the same studio when she was 16. She was recognized for her dance talents by winning various awards.

Career

Holker went on to perform with Earth, Wind and Fire at the opening and closing ceremonies at the Olympic Games in 2002, and in the Disney movies High School Musical and High School Musical 2. She has also been seen in various commercials and in the Top 8 on So You Think You Can Dance, Season 2, and in the SYTYCD nationwide tour. She performed with a show called "Ballroom with a Twist," choreographed by Louis Van Amstel, and toured with American Idol's Clay Aiken. Holker was been featured in the "Jar of Hearts" music video by Christina Perri. In September/October 2011 Holker was one of Demi Lovato's backup-dancers. Holker has taught at different dance conventions and workshops across the country. She has also done choreography.[1] Currently Holker is a backup-dancer on The X Factor USA working together with Brian Friedman.

In May 2008, she gave birth to a daughter, Weslie Fowler.

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