Alice writes dark bubblegum. She is currently developing a femme thriller and a comedy podcast. Her girly horror comedy BLUSH WITH DEATH is in pre-production with Invisible Narratives. Other TV/film credits include: MOXIE (onset writer, dir. Amy Poehler), BUSY TONIGHT (staff writer, EP Tina Fey), BARBIE TEAM FASHION (writer, Mattel), BARBIE GOLDEN BEACH HIGH (writer, Mattel), #DREAMHOUSE (writer, Mattel), THE BARBIE AND BARBIE SHOW (writer, Mattel), and the 2020 GLAAD AWARDS (creative consultant, GLAAD).
Also a playwright and dramaturg–Alice most recently consulted for The 2021 Festival of New American Theatre at Phoenix Theatre and on the macabre musical THE MOUNTAIN DIGBY (EP Charlie Barnett). She served as playwright for TERROR ON THE PRAIRIE, a site-specific work about the 1800s cholera outbreak in rural Illinois. In 2020 she sold an untitled toxic masculinity musical to an independent producer after a workshop production at New Musicals Inc. and her radio play THE DESTINY CINEMA 2 (starring David Mazouz, Wyatt Oleff, and Liana Liberato) was produced by Must B Nice. Pre-pandemic, she performed weekly 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 (plus once at The Goodman). 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.
Her 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.