Alison Cook-Beatty received her BFA from the Boston Conservatory of Music at Berklee, receiving the Ruth Sandholm Ambrose Scholarship Award. She has performed with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Taylor 2, as well as working and performing with numerous choreographers and companies in NYC. Her choreography has been commissioned by companies including BalletNext, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, Infinity Dance, Carolina Ballet Theater and The Boston Conservatory of Music at Berklee. In 2012, Cook-Beatty founded Alison Cook Beatty Dance. She has received the 2013 sjDANCEco Award for Artistic Merit & Best Choreography and the 2014 Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship Award from Career Transitions For Dancers. Most recently, she was selected for DEVICES 4, a mentorship program led by choreographer Doug Varone and as a choreographer for the Barcelona International Exchange (BIDE) program.