Alice writes dark bubblegum for stage and screen. She is currently writing a set of comedy podcasts with Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite and developing a twisty TV series with Adam McKay’s Hyperobject, plus some other things. Her girly horror comedy film is in pre-production with Invisible Narratives. Other TV/film credits include: MOXIE (onset writer, dir. Amy Poehler), BUSY TONIGHT (writer, EP Tina Fey), and The 2020 GLAAD Awards (creative consultant, prod. GLAAD). She has written fourteen animated Barbie series for Mattel, including BARBIE DREAMHOUSE MYSTERIES, BARBIE GOLDEN BEACH HIGH, and the popular musical BARBIE CAMP SISTER SWITCH. Her unhinged Scream spec is on the 2022 Stunt List and her series MEAT CUTE was a finalist in NBC Universal’s 2022 Climate Summit Pitchfest.

On the theatre front, Alice’s play THE SECOND BEST SCHOOL SHOOTING was workshopped at Crossroads High School in 2022 and has a 2023 reading slated in Chicago. Other theatre productions/workshops include collaborations with The Goodman, Victory Gardens, Chicago Dramatists, Now & Then, The Ethical Society of St. Louis, New Musicals Inc., and Must B Nice. Dramaturgy credits include the 2021 Festival of New American Theatre and the macabre musical THE MOUNTAIN DIGBY (EP Charlie Barnett). Alice performs at UCB with the improvised musical BABY WANTS CANDY and was a proud cast member of their 2019 total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run. She’s written a jillion theatre criticism essays for HowlRound–here’s one about the importance and frustrations of climate activism in the arts.

Alice grew up on the South Side of Chicago. She studied playwriting at a weird-ass little conservative Christian college and later at the academic powerhouse Arizona State University. Before moving to Los Angeles, she was a Chicago Public Schools teacher and ran an anti-Islamophobia playwriting program for underserved high schoolers. At night she did improv and put up plays around the storefront theatre scene. Eventually Alice left education to tour with The Second City (on a dang cruise ship) and produce two sell-out runs of her eco-terrorism musical MEAT CUTE at The Annoyance and The Cute Space.

Alice’s essay “Queer and Eating Ritz Crackers at Christian College” was published in Compound Butter‘s Winter 2021 magazine. She loves pastries, mentors for WriteGirl LA, volunteers with the Sunrise Movement, and has seen one ghost.

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Alice as a dancing vagina on national television. BUSY TONIGHT, 2019.
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Alice & drag star Rence Nemeh in Alice’s dark musical MEAT CUTE, 2018.