Allison Edwards-Crewe

Headshot of Allison Edwards-Crewe with a faint smile in a leather jacket

Allison is a triple threat who began performing at a young age in school, church, and community theatre productions. She went on to study voice, and participate in drama competitions. During highschool, she continued to surround herself with the arts; playing Trumpet, singing in the choir, and performing in annual theatre productions.

Allison Edwards-Crewe laughing and partially bent forward with head tilted towards left side of the screen, eyes closed, and left hand gently rested at the side of her face

Allison received her post-secondary training at Sheridan College's prestigious Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance program. After graduating with High Honours, she began her professional career in Dreamgirls at the historic Grand Theatre. Since then, she has worked with some of the top theatre directors and choreographers in award-winning productions like: School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play (Dora Award Outstanding Production and Toronto Critics Award for Best Production of a Play); Girls Like That (Best Ensemble from My Entertainment World); The Colour Purple (Sterling Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical; Timothy Ryan Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical).

Between theatre contracts, she continued to hone her skills in Film & Television, which ultimately landed her roles in short and feature films, screened at several festivals in North America. Her most notable roles are Tracy in Medium Young, Izzy in Black Actress & Beyond Complicated, and Theresa in Handmaid’s Tale. She now resides in Toronto, and continues to travel across Canada working on stage and screen.

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