Alayna is a professional dancer, producer, choreographer, adjudicator, and model, having graduated from Ryerson University with a BFA in the Performance: Dance program. As a technically trained dancer Alayna is proficient in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, contemporary, lyrical, musical theatre, tap and burlesque. During her years of education, she trained under artists like Nadia Potts, Rex Harrington, Roberto Campanella, Kenny Pearl, Allen Kaeja and many more. Alayna trained in BATD, RAD and ADAPT as well as continuing her own education with programs like C.I. Training, Progressing Ballet Technique and IDTS.
Recently, Alayna has been working on producing two monthly burlesque shows that take place in Toronto, Ontario. She is a resident booker, performer and choreographer for a speakeasy venue in downtown Toronto and also is the creator of a monthly community burlesque show, titled ‘Bootleggers Burlesque’, featuring a different cast of performers at every show and welcomes upcoming artists and new burlesque performers to debut their acts.
Alayna has also produced films under her own company, Von Hunt Productions, such as ‘In Transit’, which was featured in the Toronto Digital Fringe Festival 2021. In addition to recent works, Alayna has performed and choreographed ‘Tales of a Cocktail’ and ‘Anatomy of a Dancer’, which have been nominated for several Broadway World Awards.