Allegra Fulton is a multi-award winning actress who enjoys an eclectic career in modern international repertoire and Classical Theatre, as well as in film and television.
In the past 22 months she has played Maxine Faulk in Tenessee Williams’ The Night of the Iguana, appeared with 50 Women in Tout comme elle (Luminato Festival/ Necessary Angel) and her performance in Jennifer Tremblays The List (Nightwood theatre /Canstage), was universally praised, going so far as to call Allegra “a national treasure” (Globe & Mail). Just months prior she received an LA Critics Award nomination for her Goneril in a much lauded production of King Lear (Antaeus Company, Los Angeles), lived in the world of Henry James starring as Mrs. Moreen in Geometry in Venice (Montreal’s Segal Centre/Crow’s Theatre, Toronto), received critical acclaim and a Falstaff Award Nomination for her Kate in The Taming of the Shrew (A Noise Within in Los Angeles) and appeared in Wajdi Mouawad’s searing play Scorched at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto.
In 2010 she won the Best Actress Award at the Cabbagetown International Film Festival for her role in Loonie.
As well as an extensive body of work on screen, she has been seen in leading roles at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and Soulpepper Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, The National Arts Centre, as well as countless theatres across Canada and the US. Her solo tour-de-force performance as Frida Kahlo in Frida K. by Gloria Montero has earned Allegra international acclaim, garnering awards in New York City, Toronto, Mexico City and across Canada.
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