Allison Sheff – director
ALLISON SHEFF started her career as a performer, working in New York and Regional theater, as well doing an extensive amount of commercial work. She also worked as a Children’s Guardian on Broadway, serving as an artistic liaison between professional child actors, the creative team and management on 12 Broadway shows. These experiences, along with her knack for comedy have inspired and informed her directing style.
Allison believes in telling stories with heart, humor and authenticity. She strives to challenge perspectives and affect change while encouraging tolerance and empathy. She has a strong commitment to diversity and the stories of the underrepresented.
Allison received her BA in Theater from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She holds a certificate in directing from the Yale School of Drama, and is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC). She has held leadership positions in management and organization, marketing, college administration and community outreach. She is also the host of Anxiety and the Artist, a podcast that explores the relationship between artists and anxiety.