Alison studied musical theatre at the Royal Academy of music and was awarded an Associate honour for significant contribution to the music profession. She also studied classical singing at the Royal College of Music and completed her undergraduate in Drama & Theatre studies and music at University College Cork.
Theatre/tv credits include: The Tempest (Royal Shakespeare Company); Dusty (Lead, Charing Cross Theatre); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Donmar Warehouse); Eugenius! (The Other Palace, & London Palladium); Bernstein's Mass (Royal Festival Hall); A Berlin Kabaret (Brighton Fringe); The Little Prince (Abu Dhabi Arts Festival), Tannhaüser (Royal Opera House), Obsession: Dark Desires (Discovery ID).
Cabaret and comedy work includes: I Made You a Mixtape (solo cabaret, Phoenix Artist Club), Sweet Old Fashioned GIrl (solo cabaret, Lauderdale House), Re-Human (solo comedy show, Vaults Festival & Merge Festival), Impromptunes the Improvised Musical (Melbourne International Comedy Festival & Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Notflix: Improvised musical (Edinburgh Fringe Festival).
Alison regularly provides session vocals for new musical theatre works and recording projects as well as voiceovers for television and radio.
She is a prizewinner in the international Lotte Lenya SInging Competition,
and winner of the Phoenix Artist Club's Search for The Next Musical Theatre Star.
Alison has been supported in her career by Ian Fleming Musical Theatre Award (MBF), Irish Arts Council, Josephine Baker Trust, Lionel Bart Foundation, Kurt Weill Foundation.