Alison Bowie completed her Master of Fine Arts in Dramaturgy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2014. She is currently working for Repercussion Theatre in Montréal, Québec and will be starting her PhD in Humanities at Concordia University in September 2015. Before completing her graduate studies, she developed a French educational arts program at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, ON. Her primary areas of academic research are postcolonial studies, pedagogical practices and translation. Alison is also an avid photographer and musician.