Allison Cummings is a performer/choreographer/director based in Toronto, Canada and operates under the company name ‘Sore for Punching You’. Her performance and choreographic works tend to explore themes related to interpersonal communication, relationship and the sharing of experience. She actively seeks out intersecting cultural and multi-disciplinary projects in order to directly cross boundaries and disintegrate division between people.
Allison has collaborated with contemporary dancers, theatre practitioners, film makers, traditional West African dancers and musicians, visual artists and has independently created dance works, performance / visual installations and directed theatre works internationally.
At ComPeung, Allison is continuing her exploration in shared experience by focusing on building intimacy with limited similar experience, hospitality as artistic practice and the integration of food into performance.