Alison was with the Royal Shakespeare Company for more than seven years, five of those as Senior Text and Voice Coach, and she continues to work with them on a freelance basis.
Productions there include Michael Boyd's Histories cycle, for which she is a joint recipient of the Olivier Award for Best Company Performance 2009.
Alison is an Associate Artist of the RSC.
As a freelancer, Alison continues to work with the RSC, and with theatre companies worldwide - including King Charles III for the Almeida and London's West End, Hamlet at the Barbican with Benedict Cumberbatch, and (with Michael Boyd again) Tamburlaine for TFANA in New York in 2014, and on its recent re-creation at the RSC in 2018 - as well as with a diverse range of companies and individuals.
She worked with TFANA again on Measure for Measure, The Winter's Tale, and Julius Caesar as well as delivering workshops on working with Shakespeare as part of TFANA's Actors and Directors Project. She is also the Text and Voice Coach for the Grzegorz Bral School of Acting, and works with Bral's company Teatr Pieśń Kozła (Song of the Goat Theatre) in Poland. Most recently she has been working at Shakespeare's Globe on productions including The Merry Wives of Windsor and the upcoming Women Beware Women.
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