“People are hungry for stories. It’s part of our very being.Storytelling is a form of history, of immortality too.”
Allie Novell is from Orlando, Florida where she spent her teenage years as a citizen of the theatre, performing and apprenticing in many different positions in Orlando’s arts community. She relocated to Winston-Salem, NC upon her acceptance into University of North Carolina School of the Arts for her senior year of high school studying drama. She often returns to UNCSA as a teaching artist for their Summer Intensive Program. Allie chose to pursue her BFA in Acting from Rutgers University where she completed the Meisner progression and spent a year training at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, culminating in a production of The Winter’s Tale. Allie has nurtured her love of travel by backpacking several countries including Portugal and Denmark, immersing herself in Berlin’s theatre scene, and driving cross country to work outside of a national park at a hundred year old bakery.