Rising Star 2019


GSFF  Rising Star 2019 – Allison Strong

Allison Strong was born and raised in Hudson County, NJ.  Congratulations Allison and welcome to the GSFF family!

Actress and singer Allison Strong can be seen starring alongside Adam Sandler and Chris Rock in the Netflix original feature THE WEEK OF, released on April 27th, 2018. She is currently recurring as Talia Goldstein in Season Two of the Emmy-winning Amazon Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.  Strong’s television credits also include NBC’s THE BLACKLIST and Nickelodeon’s DORA AND FRIENDS. As a teenager, Strong made her Broadway debut as an ensemble cast member of BYE BYE BIRDIE. She has since gone on to perform in the Broadway cast of MAMMA MIA, while simultaneously completing her studies as a Musical Theater Major and honors student at Montclair State University. She also starred as Ado Annie in Daniel Fish’s OKLAHOMA! at Bard Summerscape. Ben Brantley of the New York Times called her performance “captivating.” Strong’s theater aspirations began at age 9, when she became a member of the Metropolitan Opera Children’s chorus and appeared in productions of CARMEN and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Strong is an alumna of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Songwriter’s Project and ASCAP’s Pop Songwriter’s Project. In 2014, she released her debut album MARCH TOWARDS THE SUN and was featured in Diego Luna’s Fusion Network documentary series BACK HOME, filmed in her family’s native Colombia. She continues to record original music in English and Spanish, and will be releasing a new single in early 2019. Strong celebrates her Colombian heritage and was born and raised in Hudson County, New Jersey.