Allison Heishman (Director)
Allison is the Associate Artistic Director at Azuka Theater, and a freelance director and educator based in Philadelphia. With Azuka: Local Girls (WP), The (Curious Case of the) Watson IntelligenceSkin & Bone (WP), Failure: A Love StoryHazard Countythe terrible girls (WP), Azuka One Acts. Other credits: Tartuffe (Commonwealth Classic), Macbeth (Revolution Shakespeare), Rabbit Hole, Eurydice (Ruhl, Arcadia University), No Reservations (PNAA Productions, WP), Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll (Plays & Players), Pinkalicious, the musical (Walnut Street Theater, Kids' Series), A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity, Spacewang (Tiny Dynamite, A Play A Pie A Pint, Barnes Foundation). Heishman was the Assistant Director under Blanka Zizka for the Wilma Theater's production of Angels in America, parts I and II. She has written and directed for Theatre Programs at the National Constitution Center, where she is the director of Living News, a fast-paced show geared towards middle and high school students that discusses current events and the Constitution. Senior Lecturer in Directing at the University of the Arts. BA in Drama, Washington College, Chesterton, MD. Honored to be a part of the Rolling World Premiere of The Arsonists with this incredible team of artists.