Alison Plevey is a dance and physical theatre artist, choreographer, teacher and arts advocate based on Ngunnawal, Canberra. She studied at WAAPA and graduated BA Dance Hons in 2009. In 2016 she Founded Australian Dance Party supporting the growth of professional dance practice in the ACT.
Alison creates choreographic experiences that live in and draw from place, evoking deeper sensorial responses for audiences. Her work communicates contemporary issues often engaging with community and working across artistic and other disciplines.
Her practice is based on her extensive experience in solo, multi-discipline, youth, community and company-based projects including work as Co-Director of Lingua Franca ‘Unsustainable Behaviour’, Right Behind You’ and ‘Mighty’, Adelina Larsson’s ‘No Place’, Not Yet It’s Difficult’s ‘Training Squad’ and Melanie Lane’s ‘Mountain’.
Her award-winning creations/performances include: ‘Johnny Castellano is Mine’ for Canberra Youth Theatre/The Street Theatre (2014), ‘Seamless’ (2018), ‘From The Vault’ (2019), ‘Lake March’ (2020) and ‘LESS’ (2022).