Cheryl Allison

Actress | Director | Producer

 

Cheryl is an award-winning actress who has performed in Broadway, Regional Theatre and Film/TV for over 25 years. She is best known for her lead role in the feature film NO LETTING GO playing Catherine Spencer, a mother whose son suffers from mental illness. Based on a true story, she starred opposite Kathy Najimy, Richard Burgi, and Alysia Reiner. Cheryl's work in the film garnered her Best Leading Actress at Southampton International Film Festival (UK) and Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film at Sydney Indie Film Festival. She also received the Award of Excellence for Leading Actress from the Accolade Global Film Competition and the IndieFest Film Awards

A stage veteran, Cheryl has performed in numerous shows throughout the country and received the BroadwayWorld Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Truvy in STEEL MAGNOLIAS starring opposite the iconic Ruta Lee and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her performance as Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID. She also received the DFW Column Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for for her portrayal of Madame Thenardier in the critically acclaimed production of LES MISERABLE at the historic Casa Manana. 

Cheryl is the Founder|Producer|Director of WOW FILMS, a production company that strives to create thought provoking stories that deepen our understanding of the human experience. Click on the Directing|Producing tab to read about latest projects including the recent film she directed HIDING IN DAYLIGHT. 

As a solo artist, she has sung on numerous recordings including projects with world renowned violinist and Hollywood Bowl Associate Concertmaster, Robin Olson. She has worked as a session singer for media companies including Fox and MyNetwork Television Stations, Disney Channel, Bet (Black Entertainment Television), TLC (The Learning Channel), Columbia Pictures Home Video, Autonomy Post Production and FirstCom Music, a division of Universal Music Group. She also recorded a series of vocals for Fox Television Stations' syndicated programming including King of the Hill, Seinfeld, My Name is Earl, House of Payne and The Office. 

Out of her entire body of work, her spouse is most proud of her series of commercials for NBC/Golf Channel starring opposite David Feherty for the hit series "Feherty." Proving once again, that you can't compete with golf. 

Los Angeles premiere of NO LETTING GO