Allison Rebecca Penn, or ARP as she’s usually called, began dancing at age 5 at a small studio in Rhode Island. From childhood to present, she has trained in ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, improv, and acrobatics. Originally from Providence, Allison moved to Boston in 2012 to pursue a Bachelor of Science in advertising at Boston University. There, she continued training and performing with Dance Theater Group. Shortly after graduating in 2016, Allison joined Nozama Dance Collective as a company member. She now works as a copywriter and also serves as the company manager, a workshop facilitator, and a movement artist with ParadiseMoves , another Boston-based movement company.