Alena Dawn is a multi-talented actress, model, dancer and athlete. She has been performing and competing in many areas of the arts and athletics since she was a young child. She also began working as a model at age 15. Alena earned a degree from Seattle Pacific University in Theater acting and costume design. She has many skills on both sides of the camera. While at SPU she also competed on the track team as a NCAA pole-vaulter and on the hip hop dance team. While in Seattle Alena became well known as a runway model walking in Seattle Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week, Seattle Style Week and even earned runner up in the Seattle's Next Top Model Competition. After college Alena moved to Los Angeles to pursue work as and actress, model, dancer and stunt woman.
Shortly after moving to Los Angeles she teamed up with No Mercy Video, a local stunt crew. With NoMercy Alena competed in season 4 and 5 of American Ninja Warrior, played a zombie in the horror film Mansion of Blood and did stunts as a demon girl in Kill Joy 4. After competing in American Ninja Warrior Alena became very serious about training in parkour and martial arts to improve upon her stunt skills. Very quickly she began working with the World Freerunning and Parkour Federation an is now a Lady WFPF Athlete and certified trainer.
Over the past 3 years Alena Dawn has also been working to establish herself as a multi-media artist. Painting, graphic design, and photography as well as photo and film editing are her other passions. Alena has participated in the Los Angeles Artwalk with a solo show as well as having been part of many other collaborative showcases in LA. She was also selected to paint a mural for Guerrilla Kage in Las Vegas during the First Friday Art Showcase.
When Alena is not acting, competing or doing something creative she instructs Ninja Warrior, gymnastics, obstacle course, and bootcamp classes for Camp Rhino and University of Las Vegas Nevada. Alena loves inspiring and teaching others to push themselves to a higher level of greatness.
Here is just some of her work:
- LA Fashion Week
- Seattle Fashion Week
- Lead actress in Escape From OC as "Kara"
- Stunt double for a drowning scene playing opposite of Kate Bosworth in the feature film Amnesica.
- Hosting set of instructional DVDs with Fighting Fitness.
- Stunt woman and obstacles tester for season 1 and 2 of Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge and American Ninja Warrior Season 7 and 8.
- Placed top 3 in California, Nevada and Arizona Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association regional qualifiers
- Placed 27th in the world in the Elite Obstacle Course Racing World Championships in 2015.
- Alena is part of the OCR team sponsored by Camp Rhino and the Badass Dash as an athlete.
- International Bikini Contestant
- Maxim Home Town Hottie
- Hot 106 106 Girl
- Ducati, Lamborghini, Harley Davidson, and Rockstar Calendar Girl.
- Cover girl for Underground and Off Da Chain Magazines and HighSpeed Magazine.
- Model for the MilkBaby Bikini line.
- Television shows and music videos including Entourage, Shameless, House, Glee, Cougar Town, The Closer, CSI, IKustomz Greys Anatomy with My Chemical Romance, Hollywood Undead, Rad Anthem, and NoFX.