(Alison Lynne Ward)
Alison is a creator/producer of independent film and theatre with a specific interest in LGBTQ and women’s stories. She holds a B.F.A degree in Theatre from York University, a diploma from Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts and has trained extensively at Toronto’s Second City in Improvisation. While in Toronto, she was one half of the Sketch Comedy Duo “Hot Garbage” and co-hosted the monthly variety show “Cabaret! Cabaret!” She has performed and produced her plays, Hungry Woman’s Breakfast, 1/4 Life Crisis and No Gold Star in various cities.
Her work in film includes director of the short “15 Years Later”, co-writer/producer of the short “Empty With Purpose”(Mac Film Festival Brazil), writer/director and co-producer “It’s Not About Kate” (HerStory Cinephelia Society Festival Nashville), co-producer of music video “Damn You” for indie band Miss Quincy, and writer/producer/co-director of the Feature “Writing Kim”.
Currently, she lives, works and writes in Vancouver.