Kristina Alleyne

Performer and Choreographer
Kristina Alleyne

Kristina Alleyne is born in London and originally trained as an athlete. She trained at the BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology (BRITS) 2003-05 and Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) based in Leeds 2005-08.

Kristina’s dance experience started through Hip Hop where she joined such companies as Boy Blue Entertainment and international company Dance2Xcess. After Kristina completed her postgraduate Diploma with postgraduate dance performance company Verve 2009, Kristina moved on to work/tour with such companies/choreographers as Tavaziva Dance, Arthur Pita, Ijad Dance and Technology Company, Frititi Traditional African Drumming & Dance Ltd., Retina Dance Company, Henri Oguike Dance Company, Helen Parlor, ACE Dance and Music, Micheal Thomas Voss and Chisato Minamimura.

From 2011 Kristina joined Akram Khan Company for his production “iTMOi”, performed at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony in the section choreographed by Akram Khan and has lead workshops internationally as part of A.K.C.T. 2014-16, Kristina toured the remounting of “Kaash”. Kristina joined Wim Vandekeybus Ultima Vez Company in 2018 and will tour the new production in the Autumn 2018.

Kristina joined forces with her twin sister Sadé Alleyne and started up their own education/ performance company. In 2014 ALLEYNE DANCE was launched. The Company have been involved with, Dance Mission (San Francisco, USA), GLL Sportathon (London, UK), B40 Youth Group, Academy of Performing Arts (London, UK), CAT Schemes (London/ Nottingham/ Birmingham/ Manchester/ Leeds), Dance 4 (Nottingham, UK), Bird College (London, UK), debuting at Fontys Dance Academy (Tilburg, NL), CodArts (Rotterdam, Belgium), Open Dutch Convention (Amsterdam), In Love Festival (Toronto), Karlovac Dance Festival (Croatia), HJS Summer Intensive (Amsterdam, NL) CodArts (Rotterdam, NL), Dance Nuclus (Singapore), Deltebre Dansa (Spain), Danse á Le Carte (Montreal, Canada), Dance Strides (Barbados), in Love Community (Toronto, Canada), Disha Dance (India) and Impulstanz Festival (Vienna, Austria).

Alleyne Dance current duet ‘A Night’s Game’ has presented short segments of this duet at MOVE IT Dance Festival 2016, Impulstanz 2017, BHM Live UK and WOW festival 2018, and have performed the full version in Toronto, France and Spain. Alleyne Dance received wonderful feedback from their audiences; emotionally touched, charged and inspired.

Alleyne Dance is now completing their European Tour 2018 for A Night’s Game and is in creation for their new work; ‘Testimonies’.