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Artistic Director/Choreographer Red Desert Dance Ensemble

Artistic Director/Choreographer Red Desert Dance Ensemble

Cathy allen

Allen (M.A. in Dance Performance, Brigham Young University) has performed modern works by Doug Nielson, Gregg Bielimeier, Loretta Livingston, Martina Young, Malashock Dance and Company, Rudy Perez, and Anna Nassif, as well as her own choreography.    Performing in ‘Footloose” the 1984 movie, Las Vegas Productions of “Lido de Paris” and “Jubilee”, Allen also performed in regional theatre productions at Sundance in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”, “Pippin” and “Satin Lady”.  Other performing credits include Lina Lamont in “Singin in the Rain”, TV commercials, Las Vegas Convention Revues and various print and runway modeling.   She was a member of the Las Vegas Music and Dance Ensemble and the John Malashock Dance Company in San Diego, California.  

Allen received the Nevada State Council of the Arts Fellowship Award in both 1994 and 2001.  CSun Award for Teaching in 2012, and a National Dance Association Presidential Citation Award for her service as Dance Chair of the National APHERD Conference in Reno in 1998.  She has created works for Korean National Olympic University in Seoul, Korea, LIPA in Liverpool, England, SUNY at Buffalo in New York State, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and showcased her choreography throughout the USA, Korea, Germany, Australia, and Scotland on numerous occasions. 

Special thanks

Harper Continuum Dance Theatre would like to thank everyone who has contributed to our success.  As we continue to grow, your support does not go unnoticed.  We are sincerely humbled and honored to have such a great group of people support our journey, and show their love for dance and the arts.  Thank you for being there every step of the way!