Filmed as a single shot to replicate the endurance of live performance, Patricia tests returning to the stage for the first time since being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2017. The piece, within this disability experiment, is an imaged third act of Giselle. Presented as part of the Why Not Theatre DIGITAL RISER PROJECT in … Continue reading if i could – Watch now!
Upcoming: Collective Artistic Leadership – Shakespeare In The Ruff
A New Chapter For Ruff On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to announce the incoming leadership of Shakespeare in the Ruff: Patricia Allison, Christine Horne, Kwaku Okyere, PJ Prudat, and Jeff Yung. These incredible leaders have experience on stage, behind the scenes, and in the audience of Shakespeare in the Ruff. … Continue reading Upcoming: Collective Artistic Leadership – Shakespeare In The Ruff
Article- Disability Arts (Toronto Star)
Link: https://thestar.com/entertainment/stage/2020/05/05/its-been-there-done-that-for-disabled-theatre-artists-as-the-covid-19-pandemic-forces-performance-work-online.html… An article by Carly Maga about Disability Artists in the time of isolation.
Article- Welcome to our World : The Dance Current
Link: https://www.thedancecurrent.com/column/welcome-our-world After my residency with Why Not Theatre was post-poned in March, I took the time to sit down and write this little reflection. Thank you to The Dance Current for giving the support and this platform. Here are some thoughts on disability arts in the time of isolation."Over the past year, I have … Continue reading Article- Welcome to our World : The Dance Current
Archive: Dance International Magazine- Feature
Pick up the Spring edition of Dance International Magazine to catch a feature of yours truly!
Archive: GREY MATTER – WATCH IT NOW !!!
Grey Matter - A Film By Patricia Allison from LastName FirstName Productions on Vimeo. After its short run at a few Film Festivals in various cities including Santa Barbara, San Jose, and Toronto this film has exhausted its little life as a famous movie star. Now you can consume it whenever you want! Grey Matter … Continue reading Archive: GREY MATTER – WATCH IT NOW !!!
Archive: Dora Award Win
We had an amazing time at the Doras. Pool (No Water) took home best ensemble (Nickesha Garrick, Eva Barrie, Allie Price, Chy Ryan Spain, Dan McRoberts) and Best Director (Jill Harper and Patricia Allison. (May 31st 2018 for the 2017/2018 year) Needless to say, we were shocked and honoured. We screamed like little school children … Continue reading Archive: Dora Award Win
Archive: Intermission Magazine: MS Won’t Stop Me From Dancing
I wrote an article for Intermission Magazine about my recent MS diagnosis. It was hard to put into words all the thoughts and feelings, but I'm please with how it turned out. Read Here: https://www.intermissionmagazine.ca/artist-perspective/ms-wont-stop-me-from-dancing/