Originally from Virginia, Allison Zamorski began her formal dance training with the Virginia Ballet Theatre. She was an honors graduate from the Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts High School Dance Program, majoring in both ballet and modern dance. In 1999, after being awarded a scholarship with School of Nashville ballet, Allison relocated to Nashville to train under the direction of Adam Sage. She danced in NB2, Nashville Ballet’s second company, developing her skills as an apprentice, and was promoted to full company member in 2002 under Artistic Director Paul Vasterling. Allison danced professionally with Nashville Ballet for four years and had multiple ballets set on her including Vasterling’s Cinderella, Romeo & Juliet, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake.
After retiring as a dancer in 2006, Allison continued her expression of dance as a faculty member with School of Nashville Ballet, teaching a variety of dance classes to children and adults including ballet, pointe, modern, character, improvisation and repertory. She has worked extensively with the Education and Outreach Department, exposing approximately 30,000 Middle Tennessee residents to the art of dance.
Now, as Ballet Master with Nashville Ballet, Allison assists in the staging and rehearsals of various main company performances. She also oversees all NB2 performances, rehearsals and schedules, as well as various youth casts in Nashville Ballet productions. Also, Allison has the distinct honor of being entrusted to set the works of Paul Vasterling in Nashville and throughout the country and acts as Shoe Manager for Nashville Ballet’s main company, playing a key role behind the scenes in managing the critical and unique footwear requirements for both company and second company performers.
Outside of Nashville Ballet, Allison has attended the Regional and National High School Dance Festivals to teach master classes and act as adjudicator multiple times.