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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’

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If there’s one thing I love, it’s getting publicity for the artistic projects I’m working on. Why? Because I only work on projects that I think are just rad, and I want other people to know about them, too! I spent a month in Colorado shooting a feature film adaptation […]

‘Heat of Deeds’ in The Daily Camera

This just in: the short film adaption I produced with LMU professor Mikael Kruzriegler has been accepted as an official selection to Kenneth Bragnagh’s Shakespeare in Film Festival! This short film stars many City Shakes actors and was shot with a team of talented LMU crew. The film will premiere […]

‘Othello’ Official Selection to Shakespeare in Film Festival

Things are snapping around here! Romeo and Juliet opened last weekend (have you purchased your tickets yet? CLICK HERE) and we were featured in the Santa Monica Daily Press! Check out the article, below:     DOWNTOWN — “Romeo & Juliet” is a classic work of literature that almost everyone […]

‘Romeo & Juliet’ in the Santa Monica Daily Press

Heat of Deeds
SANTA MONICA THEATER COMPANY TRANSITIONS INTO FILM WITH GROUNDBREAKING SHAKESPEARE ADAPTATION The City Shakespeare Company will host a staged reading of their feature film adaptation of Macbeth, titled Heat of Deeds SANTA MONICA, May 10, 2014 – The City Shakespeare Company invites the public to a staged reading of their […]

‘Heat of Deeds’: A Fusion of Shakespeare and Modern Language