About Allison Bergman
Allison Bergman has directed over 40 stage productions on both coasts, including many large musicals and world premieres. She recently completed production on two films - a feature length drama and a 20-minute comedy short. Ms. Bergman has worked with stars of stage and screen including Phylicia Rashad, Leslie Uggams, Tamara Tunie, Leslie Odom, Jr., Josh Gad, and Paul Provenza. She has been lauded as The Outstanding Women In Theatre in Los Angeles, and recognized with a Drama-Logue Critics Award for Directing. A highly sought-after dramaturg, Ms. Bergman has helped several produced playwrights develop new scripts and adapt popular movies for Broadway and international production.
Allison is the co-founder of the West Coast Musical Theatre Conference and former Artistic Director of Broadway On Sunset. She is a member of Directors Lab West and holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon, Boston University and the LACC Theatre Academy. Her book Acting The Song is widely used in theatre training programs as a textbook and a teacher's guide. Allison was born and raised in Hollywood. Her first time working on a TV series was as a child actor on The Bad News Bears. She's come full circle, prepped to start directing in that medium.