Sofia Alvarez ’07

sofia alvarez

Sofia Alvarez is a playwright and screenwriter. She wrote the film adaptions for Jenny Han’s bestselling novels To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and To All the Boys 2: P.S. I Still Love You, both for Netflix. Work in television includes the first two seasons of Man Seeking Woman (FXX) and the first season of Sirens (USA). Her plays include NYLON (BTP / Theaterlab, 2019),  Panelists (Dorset Theater Festival Pipeline Series, 2019), Friend Art (Second Stage Uptown, 2016), Between Us Chickens (SCR / EST LA, 2011) and The Fish Bowl (Juilliard, 2010) among others. With composer Daniel Roland Tierney, she wrote a musical adaptation of William Steig’s classic children’s book, Amos & Boris which premiered at South Coast Rep in 2018. She has developed work with Ars Nova, Primary Stages, Playwright's Horizons, New Georges’, Rattlestick, The Royal Court, The Kennedy Center, the Amoralists, Slant Theater Co, Iama Theater Co. and at SPACE on Ryder Farm. She is a graduate of Bennington College and The Juilliard School’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program. She has taught screenwriting at NYU Tisch and playwriting at ESPA. She has served as a panelist for the Austin Film Festival and the National Endowment for the Arts.