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ALISON KORMAN  Executive/Artistic Director

Alison is a classically trained actor, educator, and serial entrepreneur. She began teaching Shakespeare in South Los Angeles in 2008, conceived the vision for The Young Shakespeareans in 2010, formally founded the organization in 2016, and continues to helm it while developing its curriculum and programs, and providing production support.

She was raised in New York, lived and performed in Europe and Africa, and then returned to NYC to found Korman+Company Arts Management in 1984. For 25 years, she and her staff developed and marketed the work of high-end photographers, procured commissions, negotiated limited licenses to protect intellectual property rights, and globally produced commercial still photography for top Advertising Agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, and high-end editorial clients.

At the same time, she performed on stage off-Broadway and in Europe and, upon relocating to Los Angeles, she began acting in on film and TV stages, performed for hundreds of schoolchildren with the LA Assistance League’s Nine O’Clock Players, and served as an Account Director for the Taproot Foundation.

Alison is a member of SAG-AFTRA and continues to perform in theatre, film, and television. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis with degrees in Special Education and Foreign Language.


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