Allie Costa is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, director, and singer working in film, TV, theatre, and voiceover. She always has energy to burn and a song to sing. When not performing the works of others, she's writing her own. Occasionally, she sleeps.
• Allie booked and filmed an episode of a streaming comedy series. She plays Luna, a wide-eyed cult member whose desire to follow the rules overrides her sense of self-preservation.
• Stay tuned for the new post-apocalyptic series Remain Calm. Allie is a guest star in the second episode.
• Allie is the voice of the ominous narrator in the video game Aether Twins. Listen to a sneak peek.
• Second Service is in post-production. In the film, Allie plays a girl on a prestigious tennis team with no tolerance for bad players.
• Two Girls was selected for She Speaks: #MeToo and will be performed March 1st in Paris and March 3rd and March 4th in Ontario. The Paris reading will be directed by Camilla Bouchet. The Canada reading will be directed by Colleen Daley and feature Joanna Cleary and Tracey Kenyon; donations at the door will go to Vera's Place & Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region. The festival was created by Flush Ink Productions.
• Who She Could Have Been will have its West Coast premiere March 8th-11th at the Fantastic.Z Festival in Seattle. Written by Allie Costa, Who She Could Have Been tells the story of a couple struggling to rebuild and reconnect after losing their child. Get tickets!
• Little Swan, a Pas de Deux will run March 9th-11th at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood as part of INK Fest. Featuring Ashley Hoffman as Anna Pavlova and Julia Sanford as Madame, written by Allie Costa, directed by Andy McQuade, produced by 2Cents Theatre Group. Little Swan was published in Best of PlayGround Los Angeles and is available for licensing and production.
• Best Actress 1962, an imagined conversation between Audrey Hepburn and Natalie Wood, will have its world premiere March 22nd-31st at the 365 Women a Year Festival, produced by Rover Dramawerks in Texas. Get tickets!
• Two Girls will be produced June 7th-16th at Theatre InspiraTO in Toronto. Stay tuned for more details.
• Allie is one of the narrators of Heterotopias, an interactive virtual reality film now in post-production.
• Allie plays Beethoven's first student (and first love) in For Elise. The film involved both motion capture and voiceover work.
• Allie can be seen as Jill in Nilangana Banerjee's photo exhibition The Lullaby. Previously shown at the Schomburg Gallery in Santa Monica, the exhibition will be touring later this year.
• Allie reprised her role as Margaret, a sweet and intellectual young scientist, in The Bully Problem. The show was staged at The Wallis in partnership with the ASCAP Foundation Musical Theatre Workshop. Listen to a clip of the song Off Balance.
• Allie performed in the Songs of Passion Cabaret in Hollywood, singing Gravity by Sara Bareilles. Additional performers included Pamela Quinn Eberhardt, Everjohn Feliciano, Em Harriss, Carson Scott Higgins, Amir Levi, Vincent Perez, Tripp Pettigrew-Rolapp, Lauren Tyler Scott, Jenna Townsend, and host Emily Clark, with Graham Jackson on piano.
• Allie performed her original piece For the Love of a Llama at Samuel French's Monologue-a-Looza.
• Don't Shoot the Messenger Pigeon is a Rover Dramawerks finalist.
• Allie recorded additional tracks for the Manzanar musical.
• Allie was a guest on an awesome new podcast. More details when it's available - Lips sealed until then!
• Boxes Are Magic was staged at the Zephyr Theatre in Hollywood alongside the other winning pieces of the Female Playwrights ONSTAGE Festival, curated by Little Black Dress INK. Written and directed by Allie Costa, this heartfelt comedy pits an unstoppable force against an immovable object. The reading featured Maiya Reaves as Yasmine and Allie Costa as Cali.
• Allie played Caprice, a fiery and determined young woman, in the workshop of Bravo, a new musical by Cristian Guerrero, Andrew Moorehead, and Steven Schmidt. At the height of the Nazi invasion of Italy during World War II, a young Italian man hides six Jews and refugees to spare them from extermination. When their secret hiding place is discovered by an adolescent Fascist soldier, an unlikely bond is formed.
• Allie played the lead role in a reading of a new horror TV pilot.
• Allie played Elizabeth Dalloway in a reading of a new stage adaptation of Mrs. Dalloway.
• View Allie's resume and headshots. Film/TV credits include 90210, Unusual Suspects, Goldfish Love, Pizza With Aeneas, and What She Said. Theatre credits include Spring Awakening, Hamlet, Gypsy, Wake, and Alien vs. Musical.
• Listen to Allie's musical theatre and animation voiceover demo. Allie can be heard a variety of original cast soundtracks.
• Visit Allie on Facebook.