Photo by Ryan Primm

Photo by Ryan Primm

Alexis is a Brooklyn-based playwright. Her plays have had readings, been developed or produced in California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, Texas, Ohio and Wyoming. Plays include: Monte, Tennessee (Dixon Place & Exquisite Corpse Company) Wanda, Daisy & the Great Rapture (Exquisite Corpse Company, Available Light Theatre, The Landing Theatre Company, Relative Theatrics), Transplant (Available Light Theatre, UO Pocket Playhouse), Blessing in the Sky (Foundry Theatre Chicago), Astral (UO Pocket Playhouse, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival), and Lightning Bugs (Foundry Theatre Chicago). She grew up in Nashville and Los Angeles, earned a BA in Theatre from the University of Oregon where she studied playwriting with Jennifer Schlueter ( for/word company) and subsequently with José Rivera (Noor Theatre, Torn/Page, NYC). She was the winner of the University of Oregon’s 2011 New Voices Competition, The Landing Theatre Company’s 2017 New American Voices Reading Series, received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 ATHE Jane Chambers Award, and was a finalist for the KCACTF National Playwriting Award, Relative Theatrics 2017 Playwrights Voiced Reading Series, Project Y Playwrights Group, and the 2018 Jeffrey Award. She's a proud member of The Pool writing group at the Brick Theatre in Brooklyn, Exquisite Corpse Company ’s Playwriting Labs, and the Dramatists Guild.