My Mission

As an Actor, my mission is to create memorable characters that reveal powerful truths. 

As a Creative Entrepreneur, my mission is to inspire others to go after their dreams. 

My personal motto is "Do what you love and help others." Follow me on Instagram to see how I try to uphold this - every day! 


What I've Been Up To Lately


Alyssa Starts Rehearsals for "Cabaret" at Cygnet Theatre

June 7, 2022

I'm so excited to share that I've been cast as Rosie (one of the Kit Kat Girls) in Cygnet Theatre's production of Cabaret this summer! The show is helmed by director Sean Murray, who won a San Diego Critic's Circle award for Cygnet's 2011 production of the show.


Always a Banana, Never the Bride: An Ode to Broadway's "Lesser Ladies" - My 1st One Woman Show Announced!

May 1, 2022

I'm so excited to share that I am in the process of creating & performing my first one woman show! Part Broadway cabaret, part comedy show, part motivational talk, Always a Banana aims to shine a spotlight on the classic "second banana" character we all know and love in order to prove that we don't need to fit ourselves into any sort of box to be successful, happy, or memorable.


The Show Must Go On! Alyssa Goes on 4 Understudy Performances for Carol Strong in "Catch Me If You Can"

February 18, 2022

With less than 6 hours notice, I went on my for understudy role, Carol Strong, in "Catch Me If You Can," and ended up doing 3 more shows that weekend! What a wild ride - grateful for the opportunity and the support of my cast & crew. And beyond honored to have gotten to step into the shoes of local San Diego legend, Debra Wanger, for a weekend!


SDMT Debut! Alyssa Cast as Ensemble/Carol Strong u/s in "Catch Me If You Can"

January 11, 2022

This month I begin rehearsals for my first production with San Diego Musical Theatre - "Catch Me If You Can." Directed by Allison Spratt Pearce, music directed by Richard Morrison, and choreographed by Xavier Bush, this is sure to be an unforgettable and action-packed experience!


Rehearsals Start for "And The World Goes 'Round"

August 1, 2021

I am so thrilled to be in rehearsals with an incredible team for "The World Goes 'Round," directed by Lauren Haughton and opening September 3rd at Coronado Playhouse. Get tickets today!

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New Commercial LIVE! YouTube & Multimedia Shoot for Earthwash

June 21, 2020

As someone who is really passionate about environmentally-conscious living, I was so happy to be a part of this commercial promoting an environmentally-friendly laundry detergent alternative product! This shoot was a blast - check out the ad here!


Reprising "Columbia" in the Rocky Horror Show at OB Playhouse

July 1, 2021

After a year+ of theaters being closed, I am SO excited to get back on stage playing Columbia for the 2nd time in OB Playhouse's production of the Rocky Horror Show! I will be performing 3 weekends in July & August. Visit for ticket info!


Going "Insane" with OB Playhouse's "Disenchanted"

November 2020

I recently got to perform as Belle in an all virtual production of "Disenchanted" - a musical all about our favorite Disney princesses *after* the "happily ever after!" This show was recorded and filmed using COVID-19 safety protocols and a very unique production process - coming to a screen near you, soon! More info at!

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Radio Horror Show! Alyssa Performs in Digital WOW with La Jolla Playhouse & So Say We All

October 2020

I had the honor of working on a "Radio Horror Show" series collaboration between La Jolla Playhouse and So Say We All this October! Listen to all three episodes here.

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Alyssa Anne Austin Signs with DBA Talent Management

September 2020

I am now represented by DBA Talent Management in Los Angeles for commercial and on-camera projects!


First Print Shoot in the Books!

August 18, 2020

Earlier this month, I got the chance to participate in my first commercial shoot - for Jamul Casino's new rooftop wedding venue! Better yet - I got to do it with my husband, the day before our anniversay!

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Understudy Debut! THE HUMANS at San Diego Rep

December 2019 - February 2020

I had the opportunity to understudy the roles of Aimee and Brigid Blake in Stephen Karam's Tony-Award winning play, THE HUMANS, which ran from January 9 - February 2nd at the San Diego Repertory Theatre. Directed by Todd Salovey.

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