Alyssa Mulligan holds a B.A. in Theatre and a minor in Sociology from Pennsylvania State University and a M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College. From stage to film, she has been fortunate to fill the roles of educator, actor, director, playwright, producer, and dramaturg. Some of her favorite highlights from her artistic endeavors include starring in Emersons first annual graduate production as Woman in The Flu Season, written by Will Eno; student teaching drama classes at Lexington High School; being a lead role in PSUs online sitcom 304; and being the WST Education Apprentice 2009-2010.
Alyssa is passionate about facilitating new work with students and enjoys integrating multiple art forms in her lessons. In addition to her work at the Walnut (Theatre School, Camp Walnut, and TEAM Walnut), Alyssa has recently worked as a teaching artist for several arts organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region including Darlington Arts Center, Theatre Horizon, Wolf PAC, and Philadelphia Young Playwrights.