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.

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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 [@] gmail.com.