ALLIE SHAPIRO IS AN ACTOR, THEATRE-MAKER, AND INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST BASED IN BROOKLYN, NY.

From manically scrubbing blood from her hands in a traditional production of Macbeth, to sharing dances and dolls with spectators in an immersive theatrical experience, to roller skating and 'gave' selling as a time travel agent in 1979,  to taking down the taxidermy (and the patriarchy) as a widow in the late 1700s, Allie is interested in the full spectrum of performance and creation through the mediums of film, theatre, writing, improvisation, movement work, voice over, archival work, and collage.

MONTRÉAL

Allie received a BFA Specialization in Theatre Performance from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada. While working as an actor in Montréal, she was nominated for multiple awards at the Montréal English Theatre Awards, performed with various companies (Persephone Productions, Raise the Stakes Theatre, Villagescene Productions, Floor 33 Productions), and acted in numerous festivals (Montreal Fringe Festival, Art Matters Festival, and Studio 303). Allie also co-founded the company obra anaïs performance ensemble and collectively created and performed in immersive theatre pieces (CONFITEOR [vol. i], CONFITEOR [vol.ii]) in various venues (The Rialto, Never Apart, Casa del Popolo, Fringe POP Montréal, Salle le Tremplin, Psychic City, and Le Frip Show/Le Tatou - Bar Rock). Allie also participated in Canada's National Voice Intensive/ Moving Voice Intensive, co-created under the Jeunes Volontaires Grant, and took workshops/classes in clown (Joe DePaul), physical theatre and character creation (Martha Ross), and Six Viewpoints and a Physical Approach to Acting (Leslie Baker).

NEW YORK

Allie has been busy performing in film, theatre, immersive night life experiences, and collective creations. Most recently you may have seen Allie roller skating, disco dancing, and closing the sale in Silver Dream Project's OASIS Time Travel Series at the iconic 3 Dollar Bill. Allie has also performed in The Black Box (or How to Die Happy) at The Gallery Players, Tea Time in the Schreiber Shorts at The Robert Moss Theatre, Whole in the Players Theatre Short Play Festival, Playground Lessons at Alchemical Studios and at Hot!Festival/ Dixon Place, and Hotel Catastrophe in Brooklyn Commons. Allie recently starred in Noelia María Muíño González's The Widow (Winner of Best International Short Film at Alicante Film Festival, First Prize at Ourense Film Festival" (OUFF), Jury Prize at "M de Cine" Film Festival, 2018), Sleepy Tom's music video "In My Head" (dir. Sophie Jarvis, featured on BOOOOOOOM), and Justin Donaldson's film Cassette Romance. Allie has studied improvisation at Upright Citizens Brigade, advanced scene work with Terry Schreiber at T. Schreiber Studios, and method acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.
 

RESUME

ALLIE SHAPIRO

SAG-AFTRA ELIGIBLE // HAIR: BROWN // EYES: GREEN

THEATRE

Oasis Time Travel - BET - Silver Dream Projects/ 3 Dollar Bill
The Black Box (or How to Die Happy) - Hilary James - The Gallery Players
Hotel Catastrophe - Josie - Brooklyn Commons
Tea Time - Kim - 2018 Schreiber Shorts
Whole - Claudia - Players Theatre Short Play Festival
PLAYGROUND LESSONS - Performer/Collaborator - Alchemical Theatre Laboratory
SQUIRT - The Woman - Kanzi Performance Series
Betty’s Summer Vacation - Betty - Floor 33 Productions
Macbeth - Lady Macbeth - Raise the Stakes
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche - Dale - Villagescene Productions
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
* - Elizabeth - Persephone Productions
Much Ado About Nothing - Margaret - Raise the Stakes/ Jubilee Theatre
Rose Quartz - Rose - Mainline Theatre
The Islands of Love - Arthenice - Concordia University
Lion in the Streets - Rhonda - Concordia University
The Norman Conquests - Annie - Powerhouse Theatre
Play (Samuel Beckett) - Woman 1 - Concordia University
Cat on A Hot Tin Roof - Mae - Concordia University

*Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAS) 2015- Nominated Outstanding Ensemble

ORIGINAL WORK

the ice, earlier today -Creator/Performer - Sunday Sessions

Sorry, Not Sorry - Actor/Collaborator - Studio 303
CONFITEOR [vol.II]
** - Hedy - obra anaïs performance ensemble
CONFITEOR [vol. I] - Rachel B. - obra anaïs performance ensemble

**Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAS) 2016- Nominated Outstanding Emerging Artist, Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Set Design, Outstanding Independent Production

FILM

Cassette Romance - Logan Shear - Dir. Justin Donaldson/ Failure Island
“In My Head” Sleepy Tom Music Video - Jane - Dir. Sophie Jarvis/ BOLDY Creative
The Widow Virginia - The Widow - Dir. Noelia Muíño/ NYU Grad. Film
Paradise - Woman - Dir. Noelia Muíño/ NYU Grad. Film
Music Video - Actor - Dir. Epher Heilland/ Wake Island
Max & Allie - Allie - Dir. Dominick Chartrand
Until Morning - Claudia - Dir. Dominick Chartrand

TRAINING

B.F.A Specialization Theatre Performance/ Minor Psychology, Concordia University (with Distinction)
Acting: Kate Bligh, Nancy Helms, Cristina Iovita, Ursula Neuerberg--Denzer, Harry Standjofski
Voice: Noah Drew, Julia Lenardon
Movement: Denise Boulanger, Jean-François Gagnon, Robert Reid
Clown: Joe DePaul

T. Schreiber Studio, Advanced Scene Study with Terry Schreiber
Upright Citizens Brigade Training Center: Improv 101, Improv 201
Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, Summer Intensive
Canada’s National Voice Intensive/ Moving Voice Intensive

Voice: David Smukler, Lisa Beley, Cindy Block, Dale Genge, Brad Gibson, Dawn McCaugherty
Movement: Judith Koltai, Gerry Trentham
Shakespeare: Gary Logan, Ian Raffel

SPECIAL SKILLS

​Dialects: General American, American Southern, Mid-Atlantic, Standard British English (RP), and Cockney

Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary

Singing: Soprano

Performance Style: Devised Creation, Viewpoints, Laban, Puppetry, and Clown.

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