At the end of Canada’s inaugural season of the very popular television series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, Allie was voted top female dancer, and runner-up of the competition. Allie then toured 15 Canadian cities with fellow SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE competitors.
Before competing on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, Allie pursued this interest by undertaking studies at the Boston Ballet as well as competing in the internationally renowned Genee International Ballet Competition while representing Canada, where she received a bronze medal. Additionally, Allie has attained a Solo Seal ranking as a ballerina. Allie’s interest in ballet provided the opportunity to work with a variety of inspirational teachers and choreographers, as well as travel extensively across North America and Europe studying and performing.
Allie was born in Calgary, Alberta, where she graduated from the Edge School for Athletes. During her studies, Allie had the opportunity to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Upon reaching the summit, Allie donned her pointe shoes and practiced different ballet poses. Allie is inspired by her family members including her father Jim, a successful CEO of an energy company, her mother Cindy and her brother Dan.
Allie relocated from Calgary to Vancouver in September of 2010 to pursue new opportunities, transitioning from dancer to actor. Allie had the opportunity to train at the Cucumber Satellite Theatre and Film Society under the skilled direction of Kate Twa. Allie’s expertise in dance
opened doors for her including Michael Buble’s “Haven’t Met You Yet” music video, the television series The CW’s “Hellcats”, and CBC’s “Mr. D”, and the blockbuster Warner Brothers’ movie “Suckerpunch”. However her training, hard work ethic, and passion have helped her book Supporting Lead as a spunky, quirky character along with Debby Ryan in Disney’s “Radio Rebel” (to be released in 2012), Lifetime’s “Untitled Pregnancy Project”, and a recurring role in The Cartoon Network’s “Level Up” allowing her to showcase her comedic timing. Other works
have included the The Hub Network’s “Haunting Hour”, and “The Replicas”.
Allie has caught the eye of casting directors and producers as she has a young, fresh face and is a role model for many young fans who follow her career and have dreams of being a ballerina. Allie has been complimented for her contagious enthusiasm on set.