Allison Tackes


Name: Allison Tackes
Position: Captain
Grade: Senior
Hometown: Kirkwood, MO
Major: Psychology, Pre MAE
Favorite Style of Dance: Hip Hop
When I’m Not Dancing: Hanging out with my roomies at our house, Bulldog Block
Biggest Inspiration: Two of my older cousins, Aimee and Alicia, who have persevered and created a life for themselves that they love.
Why I chose Truman: When I took my tours it just felt like a place I could be the next four years and the 5 year Masters program was very encouraging.
Favorite Memory on this Team: Competing at Nationals 2016 and making memories in Daytona with the Showgirls.
Interesting Fact: I had my appendix removed at Dance Camp 2k15.
Favorite Quote: “You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”
What are you Looking Forward to Most this Season: I’m looking forward to everything. But especially competing and getting back out there to show everyone what Truman’s dance team has got. Everything we do makes me proud to be a part of this team!