Hole in the Wall’s newest production, Still Life With Iris, is a fantastical adventure that centers on a little girl’s search for the simplest of things: home. In this installment of Meet the Actor, we meet Allison Coney, who plays Hazel & Captain Also in the play.
Describe the characters you play? My first character, Hazel, is someone who wants all the attention on her. My other character, Captain Also, lives in a cave She tries to sell garbage to people, She wants to be the leader.
What is Tony Palmieri like as a director? He is fun. He is very nice. He is funny. He’s a very good director.
What have rehearsals been like? They have been fun. We do things like line bash. We practice our lines without using our books. It’s a lot of fun to get to know the other actors.
When did you start doing theater? 8 years old.
What was your first role? I played an Orphan in Annie.
How old are you? 11 years old.
What grade are you in? 5th Grade.
Hobbies? Sing. Play piano, Draw, I also like to do my own dance moves
Favorite Subject in School: Writing
Favorite Movie: Brave
Favorite Actor: Angelina Jolie
Favorite Singer: Justin Bieber
Favorite Musical: The Little Mermaid
Favorite Play: Mary Poppins
Memorizing Lines: Easy or Hard? Easy
Any siblings: Seven (Tommy, Ethan, Jeremy, Alyssa, Aidan, Adam and Addison)
Message of Still Life With Iris: Your memories , past and family are important to you
Come see Ally and the rest of the cast in Still Life With Iris. Performances run Fridays & Saturdays, March 25th through April 16th at 8:00pm with two Sunday matinees on April 3rd & 10th at 2:00pm. Tickets are $20.00 (General Admission), $15.00 (students & seniors) and free for children, age twelve and under, thanks to a grant from the Long Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at the door and online at www.hitw.org.