Stand-Up Comedienne, Alycia Cooper, has been acting since the age
of seven. She started out at Howard University's Children's Repertory
Theater and continued to act throughout college. In 1991 she played
the principal role of "Evilene" in the hit musical, "The Wiz."
For eight years, Alycia Cooper produced television in Washington, D.C.
She was the creative force behind such shows as "Video Soul," "In Your
Ear," "Rap City" and "Soundstage" (the restaurant and club). She spent
two years producing a radio show for 96.3 WHUR-FM called, "The Audrey
Alycia Cooper was the Public Relations Assistant for
"In the Public Eye,
Productions" with such clients as Iyanla VanZant, Les Brown, Derek
McGinty, (co-anchor of "Real Sports" with Bryant Gumbel"), and a host
of others. Since moving to Los Angeles, she has worked on "The Magic
Hour," "The Love Connection," "MTV," "Men are From Mars,
Women are from Venus," "Oh Drama," "The Grown-Ups" and "The Parkers."
She writes the "Top
10's" for the #1 radio show in Los Angeles, "The
Steve Harvey Morning
Show," and has written for the likes of Russell Simmons, of Def Jam
fame. As for sitcoms, she has written specs of "Veronica's
Closet," "Jesse," "The Jamie Foxx Show," "Everybody Loves
Raymond," "Will and
Grace" and "Bernie Mac Show." She has also
penned a feature length screenplay.
Alycia Cooper was chosen by Sara Finney-Johnson and Bill Boulware of
"The Parkers / Moesha" fame to sit in the writer's room
every day and learn the craft firsthand at "The Parkers" as a WGA
Trainee. She was selected out of dozens of applicants.
Upon completion of her trainee position, Alycia wrote and produced
new "main titles" for "The Parkers" that air at the top of the show
every Monday night at 8pm on UPN, and became the first female "audience
warm-up" person for the show.
Alycia Cooper has been a featured
comic on "BET's Comicview." She has also been on "BET Live" and "Oh
Drama." She is currently touring the country performing comedy
while simultaneously producing a new show for "BET" hosted by fellow
comic, Sheryl Underwood.
Alycia Cooper is multi-talented and an asset to any team with
which she works. Her background
has created relationships with people in the record industry,
television, film, radio, comedy circuits, public relations and
casting. Her tenacity and work ethic inspires and brings out the
best in those around her.
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Born: ..in California
..in Los Angeles
Mar 2, 1971
Raised: ..in Maryland
..in Temple Hills
Based: ..in California
..in Los Angeles
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