Theatre Artist & Educator
Alison Bowie achieved her undergraduate degree in History from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario in 2006. While working at the Living Arts Centre she developed the French Educational Arts Program at the Centre through a Trillium Foundation of Ontario grant and the program is now fully self-sustaining. Alison is passionate about teaching and the development of students' critical and creative skills. For the past three years she was a Teaching Assistant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she also completed her Masters of Fine Arts degree in Dramaturgy. She is currently working for Repercussion Theatre in Marketing & Development and as Associate Dramaturg for SpiderWebShow. She is based out of Montréal, Québec. Her primary areas of research are postcolonial studies, Early 20th Century Québec theatre, pedagogical practices and translation. She has worked as an assistant dramaturge and assistant director on several productions. Alison is also an avid photographer and musician.