Alison McLeod (Assistant Stage Manager) is excited to be working with Theatreworks! Regional Theater credits include: How To Defend Yourself (Victory Gardens Theatre); Hamlet (Gloucester Stage Company); Djembe! The Show (Apollo Theater - Chicago); Assassins (Flint Repertory Theatre); Julius Caesar (Montana Shakespeare In the Schools); New Stages Festival 2016 & 2017, Twist Your Dickens (Goodman Theatre); 1984, The Compass, Between Riverside & Crazy, Straight White Men, BLKS (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Stupid F***ing Bird (SideShow Theatre Company).
Alison McLeod: Kansas City, MO and Chicago, IL
TW: Home now?
AM: Colorado Springs
TW: If you could summarize this story in one sentence - how would you describe it?
AM: This story/play is important and still revelant today.
TW: Name one thing we should be doing to foster the next generation of theatregoers?
AM: Continue to encourage a sense of community.
TW: What is one line from the play that really speaks to you?
AM: Well, I didn't get to see it all in rehearsal. But this line stood out for me in what I did see in rehearsals. Studs Terkel: I was quoting Wright Morris this writer from Nebraska "We're more and more into communications and less and les into communication!"
TW: What are you listening to or streaming right now?
AM: Michelle Obama Podcast and The Daily plus a lot of Jazz recently.
TW: Which talent would you most like to have?
AM: Ability to play an instrument.
TW: What do you consider your greatest achievement?
AM: I'm not sure, but I think finding stage management as career is significant for myself as it's something I never would of imagined for myself as a kid.
TW: What would you be doing if you were not in theatre?
AM: I'd imagine it would be something where I'd help people and/or projects using my stage management skills.