Allie Costa

Allie Costa

Allie Costa works in film, TV, theatre, and voiceover as a writer, director, actress, and singer. Her original works have been produced internationally, including Femme Noir, Safe Distance, Who She Could Have Been, and Can You Keep a Secret? Published works include She Has Seen the Wolf (Best of PlayGround-LA 2016), a modern-day take on Little Red Riding Hood which tackles the subjects of street harassment and...
Allie Costa works in film, TV, theatre, and voiceover as a writer, director, actress, and singer. Her original works have been produced internationally, including Femme Noir, Safe Distance, Who She Could Have Been, and Can You Keep a Secret? Published works include She Has Seen the Wolf (Best of PlayGround-LA 2016), a modern-day take on Little Red Riding Hood which tackles the subjects of street harassment and assault, and Little Swan, a Pas de Deux (Best of PlayGround-LA 2014), inspired by the life of ballerina Anna Pavlova. Allie’s acting credits include Spring Awakening, Hamlet, 90210, and Wake. She is a proud member of the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative, PlayGround-LA, and SAG-AFTRA. http://www.alliecosta.com http://www.imdb.me/alliecosta

Plays

  • Femme Noir
    In 1944, a notorious playboy hires a female P.I. to investigate a murder. Best Script, 2015 One-Act Festival
  • Two Girls
    In this haunting and poetic duologue, two women emerge from a violent attack.
  • Little Swan, a Pas de Deux
    A ballerina prepares for the performance of her life. Inspired by Anna Pavlova. Published in Best of PlayGround: Los Angeles 2014 Available for licensing and production http://playground-sf.org/publications/
  • She Has Seen the Wolf
    A modern-day Red Riding Hood asserts herself after receiving unwanted attention from a wolf. Published in Best of PlayGround: Los Angeles 2016 Available for licensing and production http://playground-sf.org/publications/
  • Tofurkey Day
    Moira has something important to tell her family this Thanksgiving. Named Best of the Fest, Audience Choice at Girl Play Festival 2014 2nd Place Audience Favorite at Hobo Robo 7 Also available as a screenplay
  • Don’t Shoot the Messenger Pigeon
    Never doubt a true professional. Selection, 2017 10×10 New Play Festival, Barrington Stage Company Final shortlist, Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, 2016
  • A Taste of the Future
    In this coffee shop, the time is now - and then... Semi-finalist, Lakeshore Players Theatre 10-Minute Play Festival 2016 Quarter-finalist, The Road Theatre Company's Summer Playwrights Festival 2015
  • Prodigal Daughter
    A strange reunion between estranged sisters. Final Shortlist, Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, 2016
  • Can You Keep a Secret?
    In the not-too-distant future, peace of mind comes with a price. Semi-finalist, 10 by 10 in the Triangle Festival 2014
  • Breaking Cover
    Spring break with spies, lies, and overpriced pancakes. Semi-finalist, Rover Dramawerks Short Play Contest 2014
  • Who She Could Have Been
    A couple struggles to rebuild and reconnect after losing their child.
  • Failure to Communicate
    Inspired by a true story of customer (dis)service.
  • Listening in the Library
    Stuck in the school library during a lockdown drill, two girls at opposite ends of the social spectrum find some common ground. Semi-finalist, Lakeshore Players Theatre 10-Minute Play Festival 2014
  • Safe Distance
    A young man encounters a mysterious woman late one night on a subway platform. Shortlist for Blue Elephant Theatre Playwriting Competition Final 10 Shortlist for West Avenue Theatre
  • Personal Space
    A woman rubs her new co-worker the wrong way. Also available as a screenplay
  • Altared State
    A woman in a wedding dress catches the eye of a passerby.
  • Glitter and Smoke
    This is how it begins. This is how it ends.
  • She Was Never Lost
    A look at the life of Alice Liddell, who inspired Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.