Alison holds a BFA and a Minor in Business with Distinction from the University of Victoria. She is also a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts, the Harbour Dance Center Intensive Training Program, and the Banff/Citadel Professional Theatre Program.
Her select theatrical credits include West Side Story (Vancouver Opera, Rainbow Stage, Citadel Theatre), Spamalot (Arts Club), Beauty and the Beast (Arts Club), Crazy for You (Theatre Calgary, Citadel Theatre), Mamma Mia (Citadel Theatre), and Singing in the Rain (Capitol Theatre). Alison has also worked on various film and TV projects, including The Waltz, a featured selection in the Toronto Short Film Festival and That Man, the winner of Dance Magazines Video of the Month.
In 2018, Alison shifted her focus from performing and began exploring her other artistic passions. Currently, Alison works as a freelance choreographer and director with various companies and studios throughout Vancouver Island. Recent credits include Mamma Mia!, Beauty and the Beast (VOS), Classic Country Roads (Chemainus) and Spring Awakening (Phoenix Theatre).
Alison believes the arts are vital to a thriving world and works tirelessly to bring them to her community. Thanks to this longstanding dedication, in 2021, Alison was selected as an inaugural winner of the University of Victoria’s Fine Arts Community Impact Award presented at the annual Greater Victoria Regional Arts Awards.