Allyson Richert (she/her/hers) is from St. Petersburg, FL. Allyson holds a BFA in Musical Theater Performance from the University of Florida. As a performer, she performed in three Broadway national tours: Mel Brooks-The Producers, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Catch Me If You Can. She was also seen in regional productions including but not limited to: Wonderful Town (Off Broadway), Beehive, and South Pacific. After spending almost 10 years teaching and performing in New York City, Allyson found her way to Minnesota permanently after performing in a production at the Guthrie Theatre. Allyson choreographed GREAT productions such as Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and The Sound of Music, and is currently directing Mamma Mia. As Program Director Allyson takes great pride in collaborating to bring fresh, exciting and fun live theater to central Minnesota.