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Allison Holker from "Dancing with the Stars" (DWTS) is one of the professional dancers on the ABC ballroom competition series. She made her debut as a pro partner in Season 19, paired with actor Jonathan Bennett. She was previously was one of the contestants in FOX's competition series "So You Think You Can Dance." In Season 2, she finished in the Top 8 dancers before returning as an all-star dancer, beginning in Season 7.

Allison Holker is an Emmy-nominated dancer and choreographer. She was nominated
Allison Holker in "Dancing with the Stars"
Allison Holker Dancing with the Stars
with Derek Hough for a 2013 Outstanding Choreography Emmy award for their work on "Dancing with the Stars." She was also a featured dancer in two of the other nominated pieces that year. Along with her fellow Emmy-nominated choreographers, Holker prepared a piece that was performed to rave reviews at the Primetime Emmy Awards with Neil Patrick Harris

Holker began her dance training at the age of nine when she enrolled as a student at The Dance Club in Orem, Utah. While there, she specialized in Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz and Tap, and performed in the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics. She also was featured in the tap dance show "Revolution" in New York. She has won numerous dance titles including her first National competition in Co DANCE in 2004 and as the National Senior Outstanding Dancer at the New York City Dance Alliance in 2005.

Holker first burst onto the scene when she competed in Season 2 of "So You Think You Can Dance." Her skill & popularity led to an invitation to return as an All-Star in season seven, where she met fellow dancer Stephen "tWitch" Boss. They were married in December 2013. 



Her television credits also include "High School Musical" and "High School Musical 2." She performed and toured with "Ballroom with a Twist," which was choreographed by Louis Van Amstel.

When not filming or traveling around the country teaching dance, she is working on her new dancewear line, Creative Kin. Holker makes her home in Los Angeles with her five-year-old daughter and husband. They most recently collaborated as choreographers for Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars promo directed by Paul Feig ("Bridesmaids"), featuring 250 dancers.




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ALLISON HOLKER: FACTS

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Age: 27 years old
Birthday: February 6, 1988
Height: 5' 3"
Nickname: Alli
Birthplace: Minnesota
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA





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