Alanna Coby is a playwright, performer, producer, and teaching artist living in Brooklyn, NY. As a playwright, she has received residencies 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.