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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.  These days reality includes shedding tears of joy every time her one-year-old son poops inside his diaper.

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. Alyson was granted the 2017 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 Script Competition Quarterfinalist for feature script The Mars Generation AND Pregnant Slut

2017 Script Pipeline Quarterfinalist for feature script The Mars Generation

2017 Scriptapalooza Quarterfinalist for feature script Pregnant Slut

2016 Hugo Shong/IDG Fellow

2016 Dale C. Olson "You Heard It Here First" Comedy Award in Honor of Victoria Oakie for sketch Stripper Baby Shower

2016 Honorable Mention by USC Faculty for feature script Pregnant Slut