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Allison Holker    

Professional Dancer from "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance"

Allison Holker is an American dancer. Holker is credited with a wide variety of work in film, television and concert tours. She is most famously known from her appearances on the TV Show So You Think You Can Dance, where she was a contestant in season 2 and an all-star in seasons 7 through 11.

Holker went on to perform with Earth, Wind and Fire at the opening and closing ceremonies at the Olympic Games in 2002, and in the Disney movies High School Musical and High School Musical 2. On television, she has been seen in various commercials and advanced to the Top 8 on the second season of So You Think You Can Dance, and danced in that season's SYTYCD nationwide tour. She performed with a show called "Ballroom with a Twist," choreographed by Louis Van Amstel, and toured with American Idol's Clay Aiken. Holker was featured in the "Jar of Hearts" music video by Christina Perri. In September/October 2011 Holker was one of Demi Lovato's backup-dancers. Holker has taught at different dance conventions and workshops across the country, also branching out into choreography. Holker was a backup-dancer on The X Factor USA working together with Brian Friedman.

In August 2014, it was announced that Holker would be one of the 13 professional dancers on the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars. She partnered with Mean Girls actor Jonathan Bennett. The couple was eliminated on Week 6, finishing in 9th place.

On February 11, 2015, it was announced that Holker would return as a professional dancer for the 20th season of the show. She is partnered with R5 singer and actor Riker Lynch.


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