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“What a sublime workshop! Allison was so wonderful in creating a safe and welcoming space for exploration of movement and body.”
- Kathy Slamen, workshop participant
Allison Elizabeth Burns gives dance a voice and promotes creative collaborations in the nonprofit sector through classes, workshops, lectures, and the Dirty Feet podcast. She instructs traditional dance classes in ballet, modern, and hip hop - plus has developed a gentle Introduction to Contemporary Dance course designed for anyone to explore their own personal style, body and movement. She is an active lecturer and host at festivals, conference roundtables, pre and post-concert events, created an online workshop on digital dance for the Ottawa Arts Council, and developed a learning and networking event for Arts Network Ottawa to promote building virtual connections and collaborations in the arts.