Allegra Fulton is an award-winning actress and one of Canada’s most celebrated artists who enjoys an eclectic career moving between the big and small screen, modern international repertoire and classical theatre.
Known to audiences for her portrayals of outsiders, iconoclasts, and dangerous women, Allegra has received glowing reviews in leading roles in theatres across Canada and the US including the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and Soul Pepper Theatre, Canadian Stage, TarragonTheatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Buddies in Bad Times, Soho Rep and A Noise Within, among many others. Her solo haunting tour-de-force portrayal of Frida Kahlo in FRIDA K. by Gloria Montero, has garnered awards and international acclaim in New York City, Mexico City, Toronto, and across Canada.
On screen Allegra has recently been seen in Guillermo Del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER, Cronenberg’s MAPS TO THE STARS, SUITS, FARGO, CARDINAL, SCHITT’S CREEK, and the International Emmy Award Nominated 19-2. An accomplished voice over artist, her voice can be heard internationally in animated series, narrations and commercial voice over and she has been the signature voice for CBC television, TMN and MFEST. She has just completed recording Margaret Atwood’s ANGEL CATBIRD for Audiobooks.
Last year Ms. Fulton directed the Catalan premiere of LA LLISTA, (Jennifer Tremblay’s Governor General’s Award winning monologue that Fulton premiered as an actress in English in Toronto) at the prestigious Teatre Lliure in Barcelona (co-produced with La Brutal and starring the well-known Spanish actress Laia Marull )where it was universally acclaimed in the press and held over by popular demand.
She is currently directing OLEANNA for Theatre Penumbra’s
maiden production opening November 22, 2017.