Salma Allam is a dancer, actor, choreographer and writer of Egyptian decent. As a dancer she has toured Asia and worked with several modern dance and ballet companies in New York and Connecticut. She has danced in the independent films Bolden and The Great Explorer, as well as the television show Caprica. While on tour with Don Omar, Salma had the opportunity to dance through North and South America. She has also appeared in Summerstage with Viewsic Expressions under artistic director Germaul Barnes. Alwan for the Arts presented her solo show Collection of Me in 2011, where her blend of contemporary dance with Egyptian traditional dance was a focus. In 2012 she was invited to open the Golden West College annual peace conference, she debuted her solo, Gift. Her training includes the Ailey School were she was selected to perform with the company in Memoria, the Merce Cunningham Studio, where she received her two-year certificate, and the Deena Levy Theater Studio. Salma is Artistic Director of Movement in C, and Salma Allam Dance Theater. Her choreography and writing credits include, Eternal Bleeding which is dedicated to sito (grandma), Bound by Love, Things My Mother Taught Me: A Daughter’s Journey, Roses on the Floor, and Bamboo Sticks. Shorter works include: Broken Swan, You are my elder, Miscarriage, & Shadow.