Alysia ReinerActor, Creator, Producer
Award winning actress and producer Alysia Reiner is best known as Natalie "Fig" Figueroa on Netflix's hit Orange Is the New Black, for which she won an ensemble SAG award and you can see her in all 7 Seasons. Reiner joined the cast of HBO's The Deuce for season 2, returned for season 3, and you can see her in all 5 seasons of FX's critically acclaimed Peabody Award winning Better Things, streaming now on HULU, with season 5 just wrapped. She is currently filming opposite Courtney Cox and Greg Kinnear in the new horror comedy series SHINING VALE for STARZ. Additionally she has guest starred and recurred on some cult favorite shows like DA Parks on How To Get Away With Murder, Broad City (Emmy award winning episode), Blacklist, All Rise, Odd Mom Out & Masters of Sex, and then there is that MARVEL project rumor…. Her motherhood dark-comedic feature EGG, which she produced and stars in with Christina Hendricks and Anna Camp, premiered at Tribeca film festival, is 100% fresh on Rotten tomatoes and available on iTunes, Amazon & VOD Now. Additionally, Alysia produced and starred in Equity, the first female driven Wall Street movie, bought/distributed by Sony Pictures Classics at Sundance 2016. Equity was Alysia's first feature as both actress and producer, but she has acted in countless critically acclaimed and award winning films and shows, working with film masters like "Sideways" director Alexander Payne, Jodie Foster, Richard Loncraine, Matt Weiner, and of course Jenji Kohan and Pamela Adlon. You may also know her from feature films like Sideways, 5 Flights up, Kelly and Cal, Shine, Fort Tilden, Kissing Jessica Stein, or countless other indie films and TV shows (and yes you have seen her on all of the Law & Orders multiple times). A classically trained theatre actor, Alysia has appeared on stages around the world; from the Sundance Filmmakers Lab in Utah to The Royal Court Theatre in London; from the famed Apollo Theatre in Harlem NYC to The Edinburgh Festival in Scotland. She starred in the NY premiere of "Pentecost" by Tony-winning playwright David Edgar, and the provocative two character play "An Oak Tree" with Tim Crouch, which won a Special Obie Award. Her portrayal of Tina Modotti in “Modotti” and June Miller in "Anais Nin: One Of Her Lives" were critically acclaimed, as was her turn in "Wasps in Bed" of which The New York Times wrote "Alysia Reiner is priceless." As a voice actress, Alysia just finished her second season as the voice of Ms. Marmalady on Butterbean's Cafe on Nickelodeon, has voiced other cartoons as well as many books on tape, video games, podcasts for audible, as well as many national commercial campaigns, including the award winning brand change for Campbell's Soup. Alysia loves working as a change maker for women, received the Acclaimed Collaborator Award from Women in Arts and Media, is on the board of the Geena Davis Institute for Gender Equality, the global leadership board of Times Up, recently received a Must "Made in NY" award from The Mayor's office and New York Women in Film and Television, and has been invited to The White House, The United Nations, S.H.E. Summit, Google, and Cannes Lion to speak about breaking barriers for women in all fields. Additionally, she was awarded the Sarah Powell Huntington Leadership Award by the Women's Prison Association, and was honored with the Voice of a Woman Award, the Pioneer in Filmmaking Award, and the Founders Awards for Support. Passionately committed to protecting the environment, Reiner is a champion of all things eco-friendly. In addition to starting a zero waste fashion brand (see livariclothing.com!), her completely green Harlem brownstone renovation has been featured on "World's Greenest Homes," "Home & Family," and "Renovation Nation," as well as in various magazines including Dwell, Gotham, Futurist, and The Nest. She is also a celebrity spokesperson for Best for Babes and Healthy Child Healthy World. She is a celebrity contributor to the Huffington Post, Kveller, and Maria Shriver's Website, and has been featured on CNN, People.com, Celebrity Baby Scoop, Stroller Traffic, Healthy Child Healthy World, Family Focus Blog, Today I ate a Rainbow, Your Green Baby, and others. Additionally, Reiner is involved with many other non profits. She is on the board of the Still She Rise, which serves incarcerated women in Tulsa, as well as the Global Advisory Board of Times Up. She works regularly with Bard Prison Association, Sanctuary Neighborhood, This is about Humanity, Vote plus 10, is an ambassador for The Geena Davis Institute for Gender Equality, the Women's Prison Association, who gave her the Sarah Powell Huntington Leadership Award; The Cancer Support Community, Teach For America, Child Mind Institute, Actors for Autism, The Young Women's Leadership Network, SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young, and Bent on Learning. "Speed Grieving," the award winning short film that Alysia created, produced and stars in, had it's world premiere at The Hamptons International Film Festival, and is now used as a grief counseling tool in every Cancer Support Community center in the country.