ALESIA ETINOFF: A first-generation Caribbean-American, Alesia Etinoff is an LA-based writer, comedian, and actress. She is currently a Story Editor on Season 2 of THE GAME on Paramount +; as a staff writer in Season 1, she wrote episode #108 “Snips, Clips & Chair Sits.” Most recently, Alesia wrote and performed a one woman show about purity culture, “Allie v. The Abstinence Pledge” to sold out crowds at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood. The short film that she wrote/starred in alongside Lamorne Morris (NEW GIRL), Sherri Shepherd (THE VIEW), and Marque Richardson (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE), 19 WEEKS, was featured in POPSUGAR and SHADOW & ACT; the film was executive produced by Zoe Saldana’s company, Cinestar. Alesia was also a writer on SUGAR & TOYS, a FuseTV show created by BOONDOCKS producers Carl Jones and Brian Ash. And, in 2018, she created the Television Academy’s – ‘Young Writers to Watch,’ a 10 week writers intensive with weekly guests and an industry showcase that led to representation, staffing meetings, and development for the participants. Her 2017 web series AVANT-GUARDIANS won Best Short Form Dramedy at the prestigious NYTVF, was nominated for best web series at ABFF, and was an official selection for the ‘18 LA Film Festival and Downtown LA Film Festival. It’s received rave reviews from Essence Magazine, Bust Magazine, Decider and TubeFilter. It is currently in development at Paramount + with CBS TV Studios, with Avalon and Trevor Noah’s Day Zero Productions Executive-Producing. She was a UCB Diversity Scholar and received a BFA in Dramaturgy from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama in 2014.