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Who we are: CFT Staff

Riley Alyson

Leader of Production & Community

Riley Alyson (Director of Production, fae/they) has called Crowded Fire home since 2010, though previously under a different name :). Riley has a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater and Performance Studies from UC Berkeley, and has freelanced as a stage manager and production manager throughout the Bay Area for both theater and dance. Riley is interested in challenging, important, thought-provoking theater. Fae enjoys problem-solving, facilitating, and supporting the brilliant artists and technicians fae works with on a daily basis. When not working, you may find faer hand-painting jewelry (, hanging out with faer partner Tristan, or cuddling one of faer four cats. 

To contact Riley directly: RileyA (at)

CFT Credits

Stage Manager: Exit, Pursued by a Bear; The Secretaries, Sticky Time, Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven, The Bereaved

Production Manager: 2012 to 2022
Director of Production: 2022 to present

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