2017 Fellow

AllisonBressi_headshot_11x8_1ALLISON BRESSI  is a New York-based creative producer and the 2017 Recipient of the T Fellowship founded by Harold Prince and Columbia University. Her world premiere production of Songbird by Michael Kimmel and Lauren Pritchard, starring Tony Award Nominee Kate Baldwin ran Off-Broadway and was a New York Times Critics’ Pick and recently had a new production at Two River Theater directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch in June 2018. Upcoming: Joe Iconis’s Broadway Bounty Hunter, Dishwasher Dreams, by Aladdin Ullah, a workshop of Noise by César Alvarez, and The Mar Vista by Yehuda Hyman. Selected credits: This Is Reading, a site-specific, multimedia performance installation conceived by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, Tony Gerber, and Kate Whoriskey; Indigo Theatre Project’s reading of Wendy Wasserstein’s An American Daughter to benefit She Should Run, directed by Christine Lahti; The Strangest by Betty Shamieh, directed by May Adrales; and the Off-Broadway revival of One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace. Works in early development include an untitled clown-jazz collaboration between Bill Irwin and Sammy Miller and the Congregation and Chant Bank, a social action movement created by Lisa Kron. Allison is the co-founder of Plan Bee Collective with Nicole Martorana and the Creative Producer for Theatre for One under Scenic Designer / Artistic Director Christine Jones. Allison is a theater consultant for Scott Rudin Productions and currently works at Signature Theatre.