Alison’s stage and screen experience spans more than 40 years. In that time she has acted in and directed over 100 plays and written 13 original works, which are still being produced around New Zealand. From 1986 - 2004 Alison was the Artistic Director of Centrepoint Theatre in Palmerston North. In 2001 Alison was awarded a Queen’s Service Medal for Services to the Theatre. Alison has a long-standing relationship with Auckland Theatre Company as both an actor and director in both our mainbill and youth programmes. Since 2013, Alison has been the Performing Arts Manager of the Mangere Arts Centre where she works to support new work with emerging practitioners in South Auckland.