Allison Gamlen is an actor, director, dancer, and arts educator who has performed with numerous companies along the California coast, including Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, SF Shakespeare, Studio ACT, South Coast Repertory, Panndora Productions, Flux Theatre, and Brown Bag Theatre.
In addition to educating young performers at Hillsdale High School, Allison has directed and trained actors at School of the Arts in San Francisco, Spindrift School of Performing Arts, and Crocker Middle School. Favorite directing credits include The Addams Family, In the Heights, Little Shop of Horrors, The Laramie Project, Urinetown, The Princess Bride, and Chicago. .
A Bay Area native, Allison has studied acting, directing, and dance at A.C.T., UC Santa Cruz, San Francisco State University, and South Coast Repertory and is active in Bay Area theatre, commercials and film. She is also the Narrator and Co-Director of The PayLess Murders Podcast. In addition to directing and teaching Drama, Allison serves as the San Mateo Union High School District CTE Coordinator and serves as Hillsdale's Wellness Facilitator.
The Drama Club is proud to announce it's 2019-2020 Board Members!
President - Ellie Englehaupt ('19)
Vice President - Max Kennel ('19)
Secretary - Megan Mayhan ('20)
Treasurer - Catherine Lange ('20)
Publicist - Veronica Casey ('19)
Outside Council - Ruby Juballa ('20)
Drama Club meets every Monday at lunch in the Green Room - all are welcome!
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