Allison Holker launched her professional career in a performance with Earth, Wind and Fire at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2002 Olympic Games. She went on to star as a dancer in Disney's High School Musical and High School Musical 2. On the second season of Fox's hit TV show, So You Think You Can Dance, Allison advanced to the Top 8 and danced in that season's nationwide tour. She has toured with Clay Aiken and Demi Lovato and has danced as a back-up dancer on The X Factor. In 2014, Allison was selected to be one of the 13 professional dancers on the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars.