Cimmet grew up in Portland, Maine, where she worked at various community
theatres in the area. Her theatrical debut was as a green baby leprechaun
in "Finian's Rainbow" at the
age of 6.
Alison holds a Theatre Arts degree from Brown University, where she
was the Weston Award recipient for outstanding acting. She has also
studied acting at Northwestern summer conservatory ("cherubs"),
Stagedoor Manor, The Actors Center, Cay Michael Patten Studios, and the
Upright Citizens Brigade. She has studied voice and vocal performance
at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and with Marianne Challis,
Craig Carnelia, and Steve Sweetland.
You may have seen her hard at work in her "day job" in various television
commercial spots including Staples, Ikea, Cheerios, Orbitz, Havertys, AOL, Cascade, Marriott, Boarshead, and Comedy
Alison currently resides in New York where she actively works in theatre,
film, and television. Her husband David is a computer engineer,
her 13-year-old son Max is a genius, and her 11-year-old son Gavin also happens to be a genius.