Alyssa Haddad is a Brooklyn-based Playwright and Screenwriter.
Her work focuses on exploring the issues of identity in its many forms, and asking the question “what defines us: our upbringing, our genetics, or the way we are viewed by the world?”
Her plays have been presented at the Capital Repertory Theatre, Centenary Stage Company, Theater for the New City, The Secret Theatre, Kraine Theater, and The Midtown International Theatre Festival where she was the recipient of the Playwright’s Award. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.
She is an alumna of Living Room Theater’s New Play Incubator Lab and New Perspectives Theatre Company’s Women’s Work Play Lab. She was a 2019 Artist-In-Residence and Guest Lecturer at Adams State University’s Rare AIR program.
She is a columnist for Eleanora Magazine. Read her column, …And Another Thing, here
Since 2015, she has worked as an assistant to legendary costume designer, Bob Mackie, and assisted him on the Off-Broadway revival of Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly and his Tony winning effort on the Broadway production of The Cher Show.