Alyson Evans has worked around the world as a performer, theatre maker and community artist with a particular focus on cultural development and social change.
In Australia Alyson has made new work with numerous remote Indigenous communities, young people at risk both in and out of Juvenile Justice Centres through Sydney Theatre Company, with adults with physical and intellectual disabilities whist as the Arts Access and Development Manager for Red Door Arts (Sydney), with male and female prisoners (NT and Wales), and people of all ages from refugee background.
Outside of Australia Alyson has created theatre performances for vulnerable communities in Cambodia (Phare Ponleu Selpak), underwent a 4 week residency exploring immersive theatre for linguistically diverse children in Nepal (Marpha Foundation) and was an actor/applied theatre practitioner in UK.
She continues her passion of providing theatre opportunities to those where access is difficult, and travels across Australia to deliver theatre programs in some of its most remote and rural places.
In 2015 Alyson received the Kirk Robson Award from the Australia Council for the Arts, which recognises outstanding leadership from artists working in community arts and cultural development.