Alison is an award winning choreographer and dance and physical artist based in Canberra. Her practice spans youth dance and theatre, education, cross disciplinary collaboration, festival work, solo research and industry development in regional NSW and the ACT. Alison holds a first class honours degree, BA – Dance, WAAPA. She is a member of The Childer’s Group, an independent arts advocacy group.
Her solo projects have included Dancing with Drones (Performance Space, LiveWorks 2015), SPROUT (Art, Not Apart and You Are Here Festivals 2016), Heatwave (Dance on the Edge/Critical Path 2016), Johnny Castellano is Mine (The Street Theatre 2014), WORK IT (Art, Not Apart and You Are Here Festivals 2015).
Alison is founding director of Lingua Franca with Adam Deusien based in Bathurst. Together they create visceral original physical theatre performance engaging professional, emerging and community artists.
Driven by her ongoing study of dance as a universal communicative medium and means to experience, debate and celebrate, she founded Australian Dance Party in 2016.