Mira! I'm Alyssa.
ALYSSA V GOMEZ [she/they] is a Bronx born and bred Boricua. Currently based in New York City, Alyssa is an Actor, Director and Editor working in theatre and film as well as a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA with over 20+ years of experience in the industry. She is also the Founder of CO-OP Productions, a multimedia production company developing work for, by and with BIMPOC Artists.
Led by a passion to shake up the industry and alter the societal standards of representation on and off the stage, Alyssa is most excited by works that are written by and for BIMPOC Artists, exploring the cultural diversity that exists in the Latiné community, the complexities of the immigrant experience, and the reclamation of strength and power by those thriving and surviving in urban centers.
As a Teaching Artist, Alyssa has 5+ years of experience working with educational theatres around the country performing in bi-lingual Theatre for Young Audience shows as well as coordinating and directing theatre intensives with up to 60 students at a time ranging from ages 6-18, culminating in fully produced musicals. Her strengths as an artist lie in directing and choreographing for Musical Theatre as well as coaching actors through scene and song.
As a Director and Editor, Alyssa has developed work with: Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Performing Justice Project, Olney Theatre Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Cardinal Stage, American University, Lighthouse Youth Theatre and the Westchester Broadway Theatre.
Alyssa is a fierce advocate, an unsparing collaborator, and a compassionate leader ready to bring underrepresented stories to the forefront.