Allison Lewis Towbes is a third year Theatre Major, Dance Minor at Northwestern University and a founding company member at On the Verge. A Santa Barbara resident since 2008, Allison graduated from Laguna Blanca in June of 2014 after studying with Kate Bergstrom for two years. She spent the past summer in London, studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Last season she appeared in two of OTV’s premieres: Roxie Perkin’s Sweet Child (Krys) and Darlene Craviotto’s Footprints at Laetoli (Young Mary Nichol). Other credits include Northwestern University Theatre Department’s As You Like It (Audrey), NU’s Lovers&Madmen’s Twelfth Night (Viola), Elements Theatre Collective’s King of Shadows (Sarah), Plaza Playhouse Theatre’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (Meredith), and Out of the Box Theatre Company’s Spring Awakening (Dance Captain). Many thanks to her family for their constant support, the On the Verge team for their never-ceasing brilliance, and to Kate Bergstrom for her mentorship and inspiration.