is a writer, director, and justice advocate from New York City, telling historical and women-focused stories.
Allison facilitates art workshops in several NY prisons and, as a Board member of Just Detention International, advocates for humane treatment in detention.
She also serves on the Action Board of Getting Out and Staying Out (reducing recidivism) and is a founding Board member of
Allison's webseries Freelance has earned recognition at festivals internationally (Manchester, Sydney, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia) and a music video she directed,Trouble in my Mind for Universal Republic, won
Best Director at Atlanta Film Festival.
Allison recently directed the world premiere of
Finding Olive, a new play, in NYC.
Allison is a licensed NY sightseeing guide (great at walking backwards) and delights in the utilizing of storytelling and history as tools for social change.
Allison performs improv comedy and loves dogs.
She is always learning; she is very grateful.