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Alison Bennett

Artist, Writer

Alison is a director, performer and producer.

She is the artistic director of Hurrah Hurrah and has created, produced and performed in Frenzy for Two, The Seagull, TRADE and Roomba Nation.

As a performer Alison has most recently been seen in Join the Dots (Sydney Festival/Sydney Opera House and Ota City Museum Japan), Zelos (Painted Gate Pictures), TROUPE (by Dream Time Films, commissioned by the Bestival Music Festival UK), as well as This is Not Mills and Boon (Glorious Thing Theatre Co), Roadkill Confidential (Lies, Lies & Propaganda), Macondo’s Clothesline (NIDA Independent) and The Magic Hat (Drop Bear Theatre).

She has been a professional mentor of the Pathways Program for Milk Crate Theatre and at Spark Youth Theatre as well as a producer for the Rapid Response Team Program at PACT Centre for Emerging Arts.

As a teacher has taught with NIDA, NIDA Open, Casula Powerhouse, Creative Ambassadors Program, Excelsior College, Langues-en-Scene (Paris), Organic Arts (London), APGS, International Grammar School & ATYP.

Alongside producing Our Blood Runs in the Street in 2020, Alison will be presenting her research on the uses of comedy at the 15th Annual Conference on the Arts in Society at the University of Galway.

Our Blood Runs in the Street: Physical Violence
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ArchivedOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 19 Feb - 21 Mar 2020

Our Blood Runs in the Street: Physical Violence

Words fail when it comes to hate crime, writes Alison Bennett. Physical theatre, she argues, can give us a truer picture of one of the darkest chapters in Sydney's history.

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