Alissa is a writer, director, and actor with over 20 years’ experience creating and working in theater, film, and television. She has worked with some very funny people in her day, Kristen Wiig, Mindy Kaling, J.K. Simmons, to name a few.In 2015, Alissa founded Growly Pictures to produce content that is made by women for women. Alissa wrote, directed, and stars in the comedic short film, ‘chickadee’, which she produced with an all-female cast and crew. As an actor, she has performed and developed new plays with Sundance Theatre Lab, The Flea Theater, ACT Theatre, 13P, Soho Rep, P.S. 122, and Playwrights Horizons. Selected T.V. credits include The Mindy Project (Hulu), True Blood (HBO), Grimm (NBC), and The Mentalist (CBS). She has written and performed comedy at The Groundlings, Upright Citizen’s Brigade NYC and U.C.B. Los Angeles.