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Allison Shackelford

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Teaching Artist with The Viola Project since: 2017

Allison Shackelford is so excited about the amazing, empowering work she participates in with The Viola Project. Allison is from Birmingham, AL and has called Chicago Home since August 2015. In addition to her work with The Viola Project, Allison has developed middle school curriculum and programming for North Lawndale non-profit, Turning the Page, as an AmeriCorps VISTA, taught with interfaith organization, Poetry Pals, and been a proud member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Audience Experience Team. Allison is also and organizer and facilitator. She hopes to continue pursuing her passion of using the arts to inspire identity appreciation and agency in young folks until her wheels fall off.