Alice Malseed is a writer and theatre-maker based in Belfast. Her work has appeared across the UK, Ireland, in Sri Lanka and New York.
In spring 2022 her play The Half Moon, directed by Emily Foran and produced by Green Shoot Productions was produced at the MAC and for a community tour in Belfast. Her show 'Anthem was a hit at Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival 2021. Alice's monologue Haven was part of 1st Origins Irish Festival in New York, and recorded by the Lyric Theatre for their 'Listen at the Lyric' series in Autumn 2020 – the show was New York Times' Critic’s Pick in January 2021. Her show Jade City was at Bunker Theatre in London in September 2019, produced by View From Here Theatre Company.
Alice was part of BBC WritersRoom Belfast Voices group 2018-2019 and Lyric New Playwrights Programme 2018. She is currently under commission with Brusier Theatre Company to create a contemporary adaptation of Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht. She is also working with View From Here to create a new play exploring ideas of Britishness, class and housing in London. Alice was awarded a Jerwood New Work Fund in 2019 to support her work and she received the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Theatre Award in January 2021. Alice engages in socially engaged practice with children, working as Lead Artist on engagement projects.
She and Catherine Rees will be working on their play Poached during their time as HATCHers.