Alysia joy powell
Writer, Director, Actor
Alysia hails from Los Angeles. Born of parents who met at an acting class, it was no wonder that she would have the gift. Some of those gifts are acting, singing, writing (poetry and screenwriting), stand up comedy, directing, producing, and acting coach. She’s had a career in Film and TV including credits like: Desperate House Wives, a reoccurring role on Everybody Hates Chris, Scrubs, NYPD Blue, and The Shield, just to name a few.
Eight years ago, she got a deep passion for all things more true and cultural. That’s what brought her to NY and she has been on her grind ever since. She has reigned as the Two Time Manhattan Monologue Slam Champion and, now, sits on the judging panel every month. Alysia was in the amazing stage production of “Who Is A Virtuous Woman”, directed by the fabulous Wendy McKenzie and is working on a One Woman Show, Different Shades of Love. Alysia joined the amazing cast of “Excuse Me For Living” with the talented Tom Pelphrey from Guiding Light, Dick Cavett, Robert Vaughn, and Chistopher Lloyd, and has work shopped at The Gotham Comedy Club with her stand-up skills. Did I mention, she has a beautiful jewelry-line called My Diva-Tude?
Alysia’s stand out role in The Sitter has created buzz along with her appearance on The Wendy Williams Show with Jonah Hill promoting The Sitter. Enjoy Alysia Joy Powell in her role as Nanny Alicia in the New NBC Show, the Mysteries of Laura with the funny and talented Debra Messing and La Alonzo, for 2 seasons. Currently, TV project, Boys and Girls the Series, has been accepted into the Newark Film Festival, which she co-directed and is in the cast as Ms. Tanner.