Comedian Actor Writer
Alyssa is a comedian, actor, writer, producer and current student at Emerson College, completing the last semester of her BFA in Comedic Arts. She’s from San Diego, California, and now resides in Los Angeles.
As a member of the TikTok Creator Fund, Alyssa makes money with her original comedy content for over 46 thousand followers, garnering brand deals with Curology, MDacne, and GIANTmicrobes. She is currently interning for the stand up comedian Jade Catta-Preta, putting her stand up skills to use from performing in cities such as Los Angeles, London, San Diego and Boston. She is also a student of The Groundlings, having passed both basic and intermediate improv. She’s eager to continue her comedy training there!
Since 2018, Alyssa has been a presenter at the Pacific Southwest Emmys, awarding nominees with Emmy Awards. She formed this connection by winning the 2017-2018 Trustees’ Scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for her comedy writing, improv and performance skills.
During Alyssa’s time at Emerson, she had the pleasure of being the President of the sketch comedy troupe Emerson Comedy Workshop (ECW), founded by Denis Leary and Eddie Brill. For her work on ECW, she garnered two EVVY award nominations and won the Jess Ilias Clavelli Comedy Award performing her original song parody “Can You Feel My Nuvaring?” From 2018-2020, she was the founding Lead Student Producer of Emerson’s three day comedy festival ComEx!, hiring performers, working closely with faculty, and facilitating rehearsals for the event.