My name is Alanna.

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

Photo credit: Max Danesh

Alanna Coby is a playwright, performer, producer, and teaching artist living between Kingston, NY and Brooklyn, NY.  She is finalist for the '21-'22 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting competition and a semi-finalist of the 2021 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference for her play Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. 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. Alanna is the creator of Cooking Rage, a satire cooking blog, and Ugly Comics, a comic series about the creative process. She has taught writing and theater workshops at the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute in Irvington, NY and Presidio Dance in San Francisco.


Alanna is currently pursuing an MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU, class of 2021, where she is the recipient of a Tisch Graduate Award Scholarship and the Dalio Family Merit Scholarship. 

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