Alison Levenberg

A.E.A. S.A.G. A.G.V.A. A.F.T.R.A.

 
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Born and raised in Norwich, England where at the age of 4, joined the Central School of Dancing and Performing Arts. After gaining an award scholarship for the local council, Alison trained professionally at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts (now Bird College), London, graduating with Distinction. During her time there she also gained teaching qualifications in ballet, tap and modern dance in the nationally taught I.S.T.D. syllabus. (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance)

  Alison debuted Broadway in 2002 with the ensemble of "42nd Street" Revival, appeared as 'Janelle' in the world premiere of "Gershwin's An American in Paris", Alley Theatre, Houston TX, and has been a Rockette in the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" in New York for the last five years and completed her sixth season in December 2010   Ladies on 42nd Street  
       

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She was also one of a dozen Rockettes selected to perform at the White House Christmas Party in 2009, following the request of President Obama for their guest appearance.

     

As a Rockette, Alison is regularly chosen as a spokesperson for interviews on radio and has also had special appearances on numerous television shows including Dancing with the Stars, Regis & Kelly, Ellen Degeneres, the Today show, The Insider, Martha Stewart and Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.

She can also be seen in the movie "The Producers" featured as a 'Tapping Brown Shirt' in "Springtime for Hitler", a 'Pearl Girl' and 'Little Old Lady'.

Springtime for HitlerPearl Girls from The ProducersAlison as an Old Lady in The Producers

         

 

   

Regionally, Alison has performed and was Dance Captain at Pittsburgh CLO, her favorite shows there include "The Who's Tommy", "White Christmas" and "Cats". She has also toured the US and Worldwide venues with "Spirit of the Dance" as 'The Temptress' and Assistant Dance Captain.

 

    Alison is an accomplished tap teacher and coach, having had much experience in the UK before moving to the US and she continues to share her passion for tap through teaching at various schools and conventions in the tri-state area. Most recently her students have had great success from her Audition Technique Intensive that she teaches to professional and aspiring professional dancers in NYC. She also teaches master classes in Musical Theatre Tap, Musical Theatre Jazz and Precision Dance.    
   

 

Extremely grateful to have been inspired by great choreographers and teachers including...

Charlotte Corbett,

Susan Stroman,

Randy Skinner,

Warren Carlyle,

Katie Morea,

Tracey Lee

and Gwen Carter

...to name but a few.

 

"Without these influences, I would never have had the determination and discipline to realize my achievements. For those who have not been mentioned personally, (you know who you are) you each hold a special place in my heart and I am eternally grateful for your role in helping me become the artist and performer I am today."

 

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