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Alison Woolridge |
2015-16 English Theatre Ensemble

Alison Woolridge

St. John's, NL

Alison, a singer and actor, has worked in theatres across Canada, the United States and Ireland. She was with the Shaw Festival for six seasons and the Toronto company of Mamma Mia for three and a half years (Mirvish Productions). Alison has done a number of radio plays for the CBC and her screen work includes Street Legal, Republic of Doyle (CBC), PSI Factor (Atlantis), and the documentary Danny (National Film Board). She has originated several new Canadian musicals and recently directed Girl Meets Tuba and was last seen in Colony of Unrequited Dreams (Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland). Selected credits include Under Wraps, Oil and Water (Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland); Tartuffe, Richard III (New World Theatre Project); Henry V, Merry Wives (Perchance Theatre); A Beautiful View (c2c Theatre); Educating Rita, Trafford Tanzi (Rising Tide Theatre); Makin’ Time With the Yanks, High Steel (RCA Theatre Company); The Winslow Boy, The Glorious 12th, 1949, Fiddler On The Roof (Neptune Theatre); John Bull’s Other Island, Hobson’s Choice, The Front Page, The Voice Of The Turtle, You Can’t Take It With You (Shaw Festival); Jacques Brel (Theatre Newfounland Labrador); Les Belles Soeurs, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar (Stephenville Festival); When We Were Singing (Buddies In Bad Times Theatre/Belfry Theatre). Upcoming: Alison will be joining the National Arts Centre’s 2015/16 National Ensemble in Ottawa.