Who Am I?
THE SHORT ANSWER:
A mover and a maker
THE LONG ANSWER:
Allison Kelly Dyke, originally from Reston, VA, is an NYC-based performer, costumer, and choreographer. She graduated from Elon University in 2017 with a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography and a BA in Psychology. Presently, Allison is the wardrobe supervisor for Dave Malloy’s newest musical sensation Octet. Additionally, she dresses at Fiddler on the Roof, Sleep No More, and Company XIV. Allison performs under her own name as a a contemporary dancer and immersive actress. She originated the role of Gloria in The Lost Supper, a surreal immersive dinner show created by Lily Ockwell for The McKittrick Hotel. Allison recently performed in Memory Home, an immersive play written by Zoe Lasden-Lyman and directed by Allison Plamondon. Other performance credits include dancing with AnA Collaborations x Johnny Butler at the Gallatin Arts Festival and with Kristen Brooks Sandler at Dixon Place.
A maker as well as a mover, Allison has been choreographing for six years. Her work has been showcased at Elon University, Small Plates Choreography Festival, Fertile Ground at Green Space, and WAXworks at Triskelion Arts. Her work focuses on exploring the boundaries between danced and viewed experience and often centers themes of gender and sexuality. You can read more about her current project with The Pink Electric here.
A member of New York’s iconic, queer, creative nightlife community, Allison performs burlesque under the name Lily L’Noir. She can also be found gogo dancing at The McKittrick Hotel and with XOXA.