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Alexa Alemanni

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Alexa Alemanni started her career as an actor. She’s most well known for playing Allison on the Emmy winning AMC Drama Mad Men for four seasons, for which she won a SAG Award.

As a writer, she launched her career with the pilot Appletown, which landed on the Tracking Board’s Young & Hungry List. On the television side, with her writing partner, she staffed on TNT’s hit show The Librarians and sold their pilot: Mansfield Park to Tornante Media.

On the feature side, her and her writing partner wrote Something Blue, the sequel to the breakout hit Something Borrowed (Kate Hudson) for Black Label Media, as well as the book adaptation of Serpent’s Bite by Warren Adler (War of the Roses) with Grey Eagle Films. They recently sold their feature I Won’t Be Home For Christmas to UCP for USA Networks and have had other features set up with Level Forward  among others. Their feature The Other Girl is currently in pre-production with Balcony 9 Productions.

Alexa runs her own writing studio: Bad Pitch Writers Lab. She has had speaking engagements with Women in Film, Brian Patacca, and Caricon among others. She served as a Backstage Expert, and was recently a contributing writer to The Sentences That Create Us: Crafting a Writers’ Life In Prison. She is a graduate of Vassar College with a degree in theater & history.