Alica Daine Benning

Alica Daine Benning

Alica hails from a small town in rural Arizona, where she cultivated her passion for writing and performing from a young age.  She escaped her hometown to study theatre performance at the University of Southern California, and has since pursued an adventurous life in the arts, living and working as a bicoastal actor and writer.
After graduating from the University of Southern California with a BFA in...
Alica hails from a small town in rural Arizona, where she cultivated her passion for writing and performing from a young age.  She escaped her hometown to study theatre performance at the University of Southern California, and has since pursued an adventurous life in the arts, living and working as a bicoastal actor and writer.
After graduating from the University of Southern California with a BFA in Acting, Alica studied Musical Theatre Performance at the CAP21 Conservatory in New York City and apprenticed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Alica is currently pursuing an MFA in Writing for the Screen and Stage at Northwestern University.
Alica is interested in telling stories that normalize and destigmatize conversations surrounding mental health, trauma, and navigating the female experience.

Plays

  • Workplace
    A new play which dissects the experience of being a young person in a professional world, navigating new relationships, examining power dynamics in the workplace, and dealing with their consequences.