About Allison Bergman
Allison Bergman is a director (SDC) and new works specialist. Her work includes many premiere productions and developmental workshops in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. She is thrilled to be returning to Los Angeles to pursue projects in theatre, television, film and new media after five years in the Bay Area developing shows with Play Cafe, Musical Cafe and The Ragged Wing Ensemble. She is currently collaborating on new projects with Moving Arts Theatre and Unbound Productions, directing in the OC-Centric New Play Festival, and just wrapped on her second film.
Allison is also a performance coach and the former Head of Performance at North Carolina State University. Her book ACTING THE SONG is currently in use by many musical theatre training programs as a text book and a teacher’s guide.
Allison earned her MFA in directing from Carnegie Mellon University where she was named a Steven Bochco Scholar, and a BFA in theatre studies/directing from Boston University. She also studied at L.A. City College Theatre Academy, American National Academy of Performing Arts, and The Southern California Conservatory of Music. Most recently, she completed Directors Lab West and Theatre Bay Area's ATLAS for Directors. Allison is a recipient of Women In Theatre’s prestigious Outstanding Woman In Theatre Award, and a Drama-logue Award for Directing.