Meet the Director of
Alison received her early training and education in Scotland while at school and university in Edinburgh. For 38 years she was a drama and english teacher, for 30 years at Burnaby North Secondary School where she directed countless plays and musicals.
On her retirement from teaching in 2005, she began directing at Metro Theatre. Highlights include Anything Goes, Oscar and Felix, Fawlty Towers and, most recently Crossing Delancey.
Join Alison and the cast of CALENDAR GIRLS immediately after the performance on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 for an informal chat.
- Alison will do a brief explanation on – How growing up in the UK and having family in Yorkshire helped her direct this play.
- Discuss the hazards of directing a play featuring middle-aged women and nudity!
- Bring in the cast of Calendar Girls to talk about working on essentially a comedic play that has many serious themes such as courage, friendship, loss and forgiveness.
- And then open it up to questions from the audience.
There is no additional charge for the Director’s Talk, just stay in your seats or move up a bit closer to the stage. The session will last approximately 20 minutes.