Allison is Knox’s resident costume designer and costume studio manager. She studied costume design and artistry here at Knox College under Margo Shively’s mentorship, where she was also a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow (2010-11). Since then Allison has been designing in Chicagoland, which include designs for Multitudes and Pool (no water) with Vitalist Theatre. As the resident costume designer for Redtwist Theater’s 2014-2015 season, she designed Good People,The American Clock, Red, I and You, and Another Bone. Her other designs include Rhinoceros (Theatre Heist), Miles Away, Mike and Seth, Hello Failure, and F.X. Kroetz’s Through the Leaves and Request Concert (Side Project Theatre), All Shook Up, How to Succeed in Business [...], and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Wilmette Center for the Arts), Next Fall (AstonRep), A 1940s Radio Show (Moon of Hope Studios) and Leading Ladies (Black Hills Playhouse). She teaches Introduction to Costume Design.