Allie Costa

Allie Costa

Allie Costa is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, director, and singer working in film, TV, theatre, and voiceover. Her original works have been produced internationally, including the critically-acclaimed Two Girls, Femme Noir, Safe Distance, and Can You Keep a Secret? Allie’s acting credits include Spring Awakening, Hamlet, 90210, and Wake. Occasionally, she sleeps.
http://www.alliecosta.com
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Plays

  • Two Girls
    In this haunting and poetic duologue, two women emerge from a violent attack.
    Finalist for the Heideman Award.
  • Femme Noir
    In 1944, a notorious playboy hires a female P.I. to investigate a murder.
    Best Script, 2015 One-Act Festival
  • 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/
  • Don’t Shoot the Messenger Pigeon
    A mafia messenger in a career crisis meets his match while out on assignment.
    Selection, 2017 10×10 New Play Festival, Barrington Stage Company
    Final shortlist, Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, 2016
  • 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
  • How I Knew Her
    Two strangers grieving the same person cross paths in a graveyard.
  • Who She Could Have Been
    A couple struggles to rebuild and reconnect after losing their child.
  • Phantom Pains
    A soldier reflects on how life has changed for both herself and her boyfriend since the war.
  • A Taste of the Future
    In this coffee shop, the time is now - and then...
    Also available as a screenplay.
  • Boxes Are Magic
    A woman must simultaneously contend with an unstoppable force and an immovable object. A comedy about resilience, resistance, and the forces of nature.
  • Music of the Mind
    Afraid she is going mad, a young woman escapes from her birthday party to find solace.
  • Heartsong
    Inspired by the life and music of Sara Bareilles.
  • 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
  • Prodigal Daughter
    A strange reunion between estranged sisters.
    Final Shortlist, Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, 2016
  • Breaking Cover
    Spring break with spies, lies, and overpriced pancakes.
    Semi-finalist, Rover Dramawerks Short Play Contest 2014
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • At Your Service
    Two Secret Service agents revealed why they joined the force.
  • Wolves Change Rivers
    Three wild wolves try to survive in a changing land.
  • Faking Glory
    Carlos, a high school senior, is nominated for Homecoming Queen as a prank, but he's determined to go to the dance anyway. Meanwhile, his best friend Marija is going through an identity crisis of her own.
  • Low Light
    This story offers a flicker of hope in a dystopian setting not far from our current reality.
  • Drop in the Ocean
    On a drying-up shoreline, a down-to-earth botanist encounters a vibrant climatologist and realizes there may still be hope for the world.
  • Mindstream
    At a cutting-edge neuroscience center, a fascinating new procedure may help people retain their memories. But at what cost?
  • Still She Lies Dormant
    When the unthinkable happens, the relatives of a comatose young woman must make a life-altering choice for their loved one. A modern-day magic-free dramatic retelling of Sleeping Beauty.
  • Low Tide
    The trials and tribulations of a landlocked mermaid.