Alison is a bilingual theatre artist and scholar working and living in Montreal, QC. Her focus is on early Quebecois theatre and she will be starting her PhD in Humanities at Concordia in September 2015.
Alison Bowie achieved her undergraduate degree in History from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario in 2006. While working at the Living Arts Centre she developed the French Educational Arts Program at the Centre through a Trillium Foundation of Ontario grant and the program is now fully self-sustaining. Alison is passionate about teaching and the development of students' critical and creative skills. For the past three years she was a Teaching Assistant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she also completed her Masters of Fine Arts degree in Dramaturgy. She is currently a freelance dramaturg and translator based out of Montréal, Québec. Her primary areas of research are postcolonial studies, pedagogical practices and translation. She has worked as an assistant dramaturge and assistant director on several productions. Alison is also an avid photographer and musician.
SpiderWebShow - Associate Dramaturg (2015) Theatre Magasin - Translator for Les temps des muffins (2014) University of Massachusetts - Production Dramaturg and Teaching Assistant (2011-2014)