Alison Cowling

Alison Cowling

Director | Actor | Musician | Writer

A BIT ABOUT ME

Alison is a Bristol based theatre maker with experience in directing, performing, writing, composing and improvisation.


She has worked on a range of projects with the Bristol Old Vic, Theatre Royal Bath, Tobacco Factory Theatres & The Bristol Improv Theatre and theatre companies, INKBLOC ensemble, Riddlestick Theatre, DragonBird Theatre and Scratchworks Theatre.

EXPERIENCE

WORKSHOP DIRECTOR

2016

Bristol Old Vic

2016 – present

Director for Young Company and other outreach programmes

2018

Tobacco Factory Theatre

Sep 2018 – present

Assistant Director for Young Theatre Makers

2018

Theatre Royal Bath

Sep 2018 – July 2019

Assistant Director for 25+ Theatre School

2019

DragonBird Theatre

Jan 2019 – present

Director for Key Stage One school workshops

EDUCATION HISTORY

2016

Made In Bristol (Bristol Old Vic)

2016 -2017

Residency at Bristol Old Vic in theatre devising and workshop directing

2010

University of Bristol

2013 – 2016

BA (Hons) in Drama: Theatre, Film and Television with upper division (2:1)

SKILLS

MUSIC

Piano (ABRSM Grade 8), Alto Sax (ABRSM Grade 8), Piano Accordion, Guitar, Ukulele, Clarinet, Music Theory (ABRSM Grade 5), Composition. Vocal Range: Alto/Tenor (D3 – D6)

DANCE

Tap/ Contemporary dance (ISTD Grade 5)

DRIVING

Full Clean UK Driving Licence

HEALTH AND SAFETY

First Aid Accredited & DBS Checked

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GET IN TOUCH

SOCIAL MEDIA

MY WORKS

Great Train Robbery

Great Train Robbery

Dirty Picnic Club

Dirty Picnic Club

Undercover Christmas Club

Undercover Christmas Club

The Road

The Road

Spooky Ship

Spooky Ship

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny du Thé

The Sloe Pickers & The Arrivals

The Sloe Pickers & The Arrivals

Our Country’s Good

Our Country’s Good

Onwards & Upwards

Onwards & Upwards

Wonderland

Wonderland

Is It Improvised?

Is It Improvised?

LEGO Beach

LEGO Beach

This Is Your Musical

This Is Your Musical

We Are Strangers

We Are Strangers

Bristol Improv Marathon

Bristol Improv Marathon