Alyson Mead



Training

Yale Playwriting Workshop (w/ Donald Margulies) ​

Tectonic Theater Project, Moment Work Training Labs 1 & 2 (w/ Moises Kaufman) ​

Upright Citizens Brigade, Sketch Writing

iO West, Pilot Writing

NYU Tisch School of the Arts, MFA Program, Film/TV Production

Slade School of Art, London, Art History

​Boston College, BA, Art History/Painting & Sculpture 
Art Students League, Drawing & Painting

Awards


Winner, Henley-Rose Playwriting Competition, 2017
Winner, The Bridge Initiative 2017 Playwright of the Year Award
Finalist, Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award, 2016
Semi-Finalist, Project Playwright, Sanguine Theater, 2017
Finalist, Kenneth Branagh Award for New Dramatic Writing, 2016
Semi-Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 2016
Honorable Mention, New Works of Merit, 2016
Finalist, NEWvember New Plays Festival, 2015
Finalist, Cimientos/IATI Theater Play Development Program, 2015

Semi-Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 2015

Semi-Finalist, Manhattan Theatre Works’ Newborn Festival, 2015

Finalist, Collective: 10 Play Festival, 2014

Finalist, Teatro Moz Playwriting Competition, 2014 

Winner, University of Houston 10-Minute Play Festival, 2014

Semi-finalist, Wordsmyth Theater reading series, 2013

Finalist, Indie Excellence Awards, Memoir, 2012

Winner, Hay House Book-to-Screen Pitchfest, New York, 2011

Runner-Up, Writers Block International Writing Competition, 2011

Finalist, USA Book News Best Books Awards, 2008

Finalist, Moondance Screenwriting Competition, 2007

Quarterfinalist, Nicholl Screenplay Competition, 2006

Winner, Writer’s Digest Writing Award, Memoir/Personal Essay, 2005

Winner, Columbine Award, Moondance Screenwriting Competition, 2005

Winner, Roy W. Dean Film Grant, 1999

Semi-Finalist, Austin Heart of Screenwriting Competition, 1999 ​

Semi-Finalist, Nicholl Screenplay Competition, 1998