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Recovering Texas debutante Alyson Weaver Nicholas grew up believing impressive duck hunting skills and evening gowns were the key to upward mobility.  Now, she writes and does stand up about people coming to terms with reality.  These days reality includes shedding tears of joy every time her newborn son poops.

Alyson’s comedy has been featured at Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, and over thirty national venues.  She is an Oakie award recipient for her sketch “Stripper Baby Shower,” a Hugo Shong/IDG Fellow, and a proficient rapper when served enough rosé.

 

About Alyson

 

Recovering Texas debutante Alyson Weaver Nicholas grew up believing impressive duck hunting skills and evening gowns were the key to upward mobility.  Now, she writes and does stand up about people coming to terms with reality. 

Alyson is an Oakie award recipient, a Hugo Shong/IDG Fellow, and a proficient rapper when served enough rosé.  In 2017 she was granted the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Screenwriting Award for her feature script “The Mars Generation.”  Alyson holds an MFA from USC’s John Wells School of Writing for Screen and Television.

 
 

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Some selected accolades

 

2017 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Screenwriting Award for feature script The Mars Generation

2017 Austin Film Festival Quarterfinalist for feature script The Mars Generation & Pregnant Slut

2016 Hugo Shong/IDG Fellow

2016 Oakie Award for sketch Stripper Baby Shower