Ali MacLean

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Ali MacLean is a graduate of the Miami University actor’s program and the LaJolla Playhouse Conservatory. Her play, Tales Of A Bleaknik, was performed at the Melrose Theater via the HBO Workspace. Ali has had her work performed at Comedy Central Stages, the Lyric Hyperion, Largo at the Coronet Theatre. Her current play She’s Not There was selected for the Ensemble Studio Theatre Winterfest reading series, was a finalist for the Gary Marshall Theatre New Works Festival, was shortlisted for the Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation Project, and is a semi-finalist in the Screencraft Play competition judged by David Lindsay-Abaire and Donald Margulies. She’s Not There is the recipient of the 2018 John Gassner award and will be presented at the White Bear Theatre in London in 2019. Her latest work Wolves At The Door is currently being work shopped at EST and was accepted to the Pataphysics Workshop at the Flea Theatre. Ali’s prose is published in The American Dream (Nation Books, 2008). Her award winning short films have screened in Atlanta, Toronto, Gen Art, and Palm Springs film festivals. Ali’s screenplays have been a Chesterfield Writer’s Project semi-finalist, a Scriptapalooza semi-finalist, a WeScreenplay finalist, and an IFP Filmmakers Program finalist. Ali won the 2108 Writers For Writers fellowship, founded by Script Pipeline. She has written for networks like MTV, Vh-1, and FOX, and is currently a writer for the television series, Hollywood Darlings, on the Pop Network.