Allison Gupton, a native of Powder Springs, Georgia, graduated with honors from Pebblebrook High School, the Cobb County Center for Excellence in Performing Arts. Ms. Gupton graduated with honors from the University of Alabama earning a B.A. degree in Dance and Public Relations. At Alabama, she performed in and choreographed for several dance concerts and musicals. Her professional and local choreography credits include: Little Women, Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, and
Spring Awakening at Fabrefaction Theatre Company, and The 25th Annual Spelling Bee, Godspell, Pippin, and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at Cartersville High School. In 2013, Allison had the honor of working with Dakota Fanning, Kevin Kline, Bryan Batt, and Susan Sarandon as choreographer for the movie The Last of Robin Hood. She has appeared on various TV shows, including The Vampire Diaries and Drop Dead Diva. She most recently worked on set as Dance Consultant with Anthony Mackie and Nia Long in the film The Banker. Ms. Gupton is a part of the Dance Informa Magazine team as a journalist and was the resident choreographer for the CW Network show The Originals before the show wrapped. Ms. Gupton is the proud owner of DanceFest Productions, Inc. where she produces several dance events throughout the year in the Southeast (dancefestinc.com). Ms. Gupton is a master dance instructor and choreographer at several studios in and around Atlanta. Allison loves being in the classroom, molding young lives, and watching the art of dance grow and evolve in our world today.