I’ve been knee-deep in rehearsals for a beast of a play this fall. August: Osage County is Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer-winning play that you might have seen on Broadway or in the movie theaters last year. This challenge sort of landed in my lap – a dream come true for any actress! […]

Hello, August: Osage County Rehearsals

Sonnets, Songs & Sorry Will's Been Dead 400 Years
featured image by Jordan Kubat reposted from the O.C. Register. Read original article HERE. By ERIC MARCHESE / CONTRIBUTING WRITER Imagine a vaudeville skit that incorporates a generous helping of William Shakespeare’s sonnets, some set to music, and uses a lighthearted storyline to connect them. That’s “Sonnets, Songs and Sorry […]

O.C. Register Review: ‘Sonnets, Songs’ a fun introduction to Shakespeare

SHAKESPEAREAN VAUDEVILLE TO PREMIERE IN GARDEN GROVE THIS JULY 10TH Shakespeare Orange County celebrates the 400th anniversary of the bard’s death with new commissioned piece ORANGE COUNTY, CA, July 3rd 2016 – In honor of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) commissioned a new piece […]

Sonnets, Songs & Sorry, Will’s Been Dead 400 Years!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… Innocent Sleep is now available to rent and watch on Vimeo’s video on demand platform! For $1.99 you can rent and watch the film, which is based on Macbeth, and which you will probably love. >> Click HERE to purchase and view now

INNOCENT SLEEP Available on Video on Demand

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It was a pleasure working alongside the Shakespeare Orange County celebrity radio gala team earlier this month. This was my first time performing on the SOC stage – but there will be more coming this summer! 😉   Image by Jordan Kubat Photography.

On Stage with SOC

I had the pleasure of playing harp for Shakespeare Orange County’s season-opening celebrity radio show gala on May 7, 2016. It was a really fun, star-studded evening that was intended to kick off the season with a real bang and raise some money for our 2016 lineup (which includes my […]

Playing Harp at Shakespeare Orange County’s Opening Gala

Allison Volk Innocent Sleep
Innocent Sleep, the film adaptation of Macbeth that I wrote, co-produced with Brooke Bishop and acted in, has been officially selected for the Independent Filmmakers Showcase! The film will enjoy a screening in Beverly Hills on June 1, 2016 and we’re so excited. If you’re interested in attending the event, please visit […]

‘Innocent Sleep’ Official Selection for IFS Film Festival

Last weekend, director Mikael Kruzriegler and I pulled together a band of actors to read through a new comedic script that we’ve developing called The New Bruce.  It was a lot of fun and very informative – big thank you to the actors who attended and made it a memorable Sunday […]

Table Read for THE NEW BRUCE

This just in: a new play called ‘Sonnets, Songs and Sorry, Will’s Been Dead 400 Years’ will be part of Shakespeare Orange County’s summer 2016 season. I’m proud to say that I’m the playwright, and will also be playing one of the roles in the show. It will be directed […]

Allison’s New Play to Premiere at Shakespeare Orange County 2016

One of the most rewarding aspects of filmmaking is having the opportunity to share your work with others, and the private screening of ‘Innocent Sleep’ did not disappoint. Cast members Kieffer Denning, Jason Coviello, Jennifer DeDominici, Jordan Leigh, Mindy Faulkner and Kristin Keating attended as well as director/producer Brooke Bishop, […]

‘Innocent Sleep’ Private Screening and Q+A

On October 3, 2015, the feature film ‘Innocent Sleep,’ an adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth,’ premiered at the Los Angeles Downtown Independent. Cast and crew attended the screening, which also featured Mikael Kruzriegler’s short film adaptation of ‘Othello.’   It was certainly an evening of Shakespeare, one of my favs, and […]

‘Innocent Sleep’ Los Angeles Premiere

‘Innocent Sleep’ is a feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth,’ directed by Brooke Bishop. Written by and starring Allison Volk. The film was shot in Boulder, Colorado in 2014 and completed in late 2015.

Watch the Trailer for ‘Innocent Sleep’

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  The City Shakespeare Company presents ‘Twelfth Night’ in Downtown Santa Monica December, 2014. Allison Volk as Olivia, Mallory Wedding as Viola and Thomas Anawault as Malvolio.

Olivia’s Monologue

Last Friday, The City Shakespeare Company opened their winter production of Twelfth Night to a raving audience. The production was very well received, and there’s good news: we’re still open for two more weekends! Get your tickets for this weekend at You don’t want to miss this one… by […]

Tickets Available for ‘Twelfth Night’