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... completely charming... she plays fresh, open, quick and vulnerable without affectation... her timing and physicality are both excellent. 

Stage and Cinema

allison buck


Height: 5"5   |   Weight: 140 lbs.   |   Voice: Mezzo-Soprano/ Mix

work experience

New York Theater

She Kills Monsters* | Tilly | The Flea Theater | Playwright Qui Nguyen, Dir. Robert Ross Parker


The Mysteries* | Virgin Mary | The Flea Theater | Playwrights incl. Craig Lucas, David Henry Hwang, & Jose Rivera, Dir. Ed Sylvanus Iskandar

Geek!* | Danya | The Vampire Cowboys | Playwright Crystal Skillman, Dir. Robert Ross Parker

Death for Sydney Black*‡  | Jen | terraNOVA Collective | Playwright Leah Nanako Winkler, Dir. Kip Fagan

These Seven Sicknesses‡ | Antigone, Tekmessa | The Flea Theater | Playwright Sean Graney, Dir. Ed Sylvanus Iskandar

Looking for Christmas*  | Chairman | The Flea Theater | Playwright Steven Banks, Dir. Jim Simpson

Regional Theater

The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin | Shiela | Indiana Repertory Theatre | Playwright Jessica Huang, Dir. Jaki Bradley

A Christmas Carol | Fan, Mary Bonds | The McCarter Theatre Center | Dir. Michael Unger

Much Ado About Nothing | Margaret | The Oregon Shakespeare Festival | Dir. Lileana Blain-Cruz

Antony and Cleopatra | Canidius | The Oregon Shakespeare Festival | Dir. Bill  Rauch

Head Over Heels* | u/s Philoclea, Gynecia | The Oregon Shakespeare Festival | Book by Jeff Whitty, Dir. Ed Sylvanus Iskandar

* world premiere/ ‡ New York premiere


TRIP UPSTATE (short) | Lead | Written & Directed by Justin Garascia


ALFRED (short) | Lead | Written & Directed by Courtney Ulrich

FOREST FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS (short) | Lead | Self Written, Directed, & Produced

THE CONSERVATORY (short) | Supporting | Sunshine Productions, Dir. Reed Van Dyk

training + workshops

Cornell University   |   B.A. Theater Arts

Upright Citizen's Brigade  |   Improv & Sketch Writing  |  Matt Dennie, Georgie Adalco

Scene Study   |   Larry Moss, Austin Pendleton, Tom Todoroff

On Camera  |  Bob Krakower

Singing  |  Brett Teresa, Deborah Lifton

special skills

Experience in a cappella and choral groups; Dialects (Received Pronunciation, Cockney, High Southern, Texarkana, Brooklyn, Minnesota); Certified rapier and dagger; Experience in puppetry; Basic guitar and ukulele; Tennis.

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