My name is Alanna.

I use she/her pronouns and I like to collaborate.

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Haircut credit: my mother

Alanna Coby is a playwright, television writer, and performer based in NY.  Her play Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is a Finalist for the '21-'22 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting competition and a Semi-Finalist of the 2021 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Alanna has developed and/or performed her work with SITI Company, Mabou Mines, The Drama League, Dixon Place, and IRT Theater. She is a proud founding member of The Syndicate, an ensemble theatre company that produces new plays by women, queer and trans artists, and she is also the creator of Cooking Rage, a satire cooking blog, and Ugly Comics, a comic series about the creative process. 

Alanna has an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU, class of 2021, where she was the recipient of a Tisch Graduate Award Scholarship and the Dalio Family Merit Scholarship. BA Sarah Lawrence College, 2008.

For more information, feel free to reach out at alanna.coby [@]