Alyse McGuigan is a Chicago-based writer and performer from Park Ridge, IL. She majored in psychology at New York University where she cofounded a sketch comedy group that fueled her love for comedy. She is a graduate of the iO and Chicago Improv Den programs and has studied improv and writing at The Second City. Alyse regularly performs around Chicago with indie improv teams and a sketch comedy duo. She hopes to bring dynamic female characters to stages and screens everywhere.

Fearing the Unknown: or how I learned to stop worrying and have Melissa McCarthy slap some sense in to me “Bridesmaids” (2011)

The first time I watched “Bridesmaids” (2011) I remember laughing so hard I couldn’t breathe, specifically during the bathroom scene where the pristine atmosphere of a dress store filled with … Continue reading Fearing the Unknown: or how I learned to stop worrying and have Melissa McCarthy slap some sense in to me “Bridesmaids” (2011)

Sister-Sister

Siblings can be the most enduring relationships you have in your life. They know you before significant others come along. They know life with your parents and life after your … Continue reading Sister-Sister