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?” Also, it’s funny.
Her plays have been presented all over New York City, Upstate New York, New Jersey, and North Carolina. 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 Short Play Lab. She was a 2019 Artist-In-Residence and Guest Lecturer at Adams State University’s Rare AIR program.
She is currently a 2019-2020 artist-in-residence at Art House Productions INKubator Play Lab and at New Perspective’s Theatre Company’s Full-Length Play Lab.
She is a featured columnist for San Antonio’s Eleanora Magazine. Read her column, …And Another Thing, here.
Since 2015, she has worked as a direct 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.