|Height||5' 6" (1.68 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Aly Mang, is a Multi-Award-Winning Director, Producer and Actress; most recently awarded, "Best Actress" 2019 at Chelsea Film Festival in NYC.
Aly was born in New York, NY on January 19th. Her father, a Broadway and TV actor, was the catalyst for her love of theater and the arts. At age 8, moved to Warren, New Jersey and began formal training in drama and dance in New York City.
Aly studied acting in NYC's Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Weist-Barron Studios and performed at the New Jersey State Theater, The Paper Mill Playhouse. Throughout her youth, Aly was a principle in several productions and voted by peers in high school as, "Most Likely To Be On Broadway!"
Aly attended college at Northeastern University, in Boston MA, where she dual majored in Business, Marketing and Human Resources Management. While in college, she competed in the Miss New Jersey USA Pageant, placing 2nd Runner-up.
Aly graduated from Northeastern, in 2008, with Magna Cum Laude Honors, and worked in Finance as an Associate for Goldman Sachs. Aly, passionate about health and wellness, became a Board Certified Holistic Health Coach, and ultimately left her job in Finance, to start her own Holistic Health Coaching Business, "The Balanced Beauty LLC." The Balanced Beauty was created to empower, encourage and inspire women to make "healthy choices" and follow their dreams. Taking her own advice, she pursued her love of acting again.
In 2014, Aly landed roles in network television and in feature films. She became a member of SAG-AFTRA, after playing roles opposite James Franco in his AOL Original Series, "Making A Scene, Season 2," which received an Emmy Nomination for "Outstanding Short Form Variety Series."
She was later accepted as an advanced acting student in James Franco's NYC Master Class, where she learned the art of making a feature length anthology film. This education inspired her to write, direct and produce her own SAG-AFTRA short-film entitled, "Roaring Tides." Her film debut has since become an official selection at various prestigious film festivals, such as Chelsea Film Festival, Long Beach International Film Festival, Hoboken International Film Festival, Official Latino NYC, Fort Myers Film Festival, New Filmmakers NY Film Festival. Aly was awarded "Best New Director" at NYC Chain Festival and was Winner of the Best "Female Filmmaker" award for Best Shorts Competition.
Combining her primary focus of TV/Film with original love of musical theater, Aly also writes and directs "short-film" narratives through song. Her latest work was directing and producing a cover of song, "Mad World" for a Mental Health Awareness campaign. Aly also writes original music and is a published Singer/Songwriter with BMI. Two of her original songs will be part of an upcoming television show.
Furthering her career, Aly has continued to train with the best in the business; Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Winning Olympia Dukakis (advanced scene study/acting technique), David Van Asselt (theater), Aitor Basauri (clown/comedy), Ted Sluberski & Devin Shacket (TV/film) and ongoing enrollment at Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB, Improv/Comedy). However, she attributes most of her training to on-set experiences; most notably from legendary Saturday Night Live, John Wick 2 and in dramatic roles as "Violet" in western thriller "Deadman Standing" (distributed by Lionsgate Films Dec 2018) and as "Sheila" on ABC's "Quantico."
Current/Upcoming roles include, "Ann Weis" opposite Brendan Sexton, DMX, James Russo and Tara Reid in "Chronicle Of A Serial Killer," and "Gia" in horror thriller "Hinsdale House." In addition to acting, Aly has modeled for major brands Rebecca Taylor, Jovani, Sherri Hill, Ellie Wilde, Hailey Lyn and Hilton Hotels.
For additional details, full resume and updates visit her website: alymang.com or: @aly_mang
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous