Alison Hyder

Biography

Alison Hyder was born into a theatrical family in Baltimore, MD where her father ran an amateur Gilbert and Sullivan troupe. She was part of the Earlham College theater community and directed a full length radio adaptation of "A Hero of Our Time" by Mikhail Lermontov. From 1979-80 she was the production manager for the New England Repertory Theater in Worcester (now defunct). She appeared as an extra in two episodes of "Homicide: Life on the Streets" and was in the opening credits for several seasons. Hyder was crew and bit player for the Provincetown "Off-Season" TV series and an extra in several Indie movies, including "The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best." In 2014 she is working with director/writer Arthur Egili on his film "Misconception," which she directed in development. She played the lead in a workshop production of Tom Stoppard's "Fifteen-minute Hamlet." In Provincetown, MA, Hyder has also appeared as a guest actor in "the Vagina Monologues." She played Sophia Peabody Hawthorne in the premiere reading of "Hawthorne and Melville." She performed in the workshop production of the musical "Sybil," with Liz Calloway and Melissa Van Der Schyff, and the Widow Corney in "Oliver!" at the Provincetown Theater, where she regularly participates as both performer and director. As a singer, Alison Hyder has performed with the British Embassy Players in D.C, and the Outer Cape Chorale's production of "Iolanthe." In Provincetown, she has been a stock performer for the Great Music on Sundays@5 Broadway Revue series, the Provincetown Theater Broadway series, and Showgirls, specializing in character and comic songs. She sings in Zoe Lewis's Bootlegger Cabarets. She has plans to develop her own lounge act. Hyder is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, serving in Florence and Provincetown, MA, and Wilmington Delaware. She received her Mdiv from Howard University, an MSW from the University of Maryland, and a BA from Earlham College. Her paintings have been represented by the Patty Deluca Gallery and the Sophhia Rejnick Galleries in Provincetown, MA. She works as a therapist on Cape Cod.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Stream Murder on the Cape Online For Free January 1, 1970