Alicia Dattner’s favorite thing to do is use humor to inspire people to see things in new light. She graduated from Hampshire College with a degree in filmmaking and screenwriting. She subsequently studied for four years in an intensive Method Acting and Diamond Heart Approach group with the Rob Reece Actors’ Workshop.
In 2003, she had a weekly radio show on Pirate Cat Radioand hosted a weekly night of costumed karaoke at the Odeon Bar in San Francisco. In 2004, she started a circus called The Latest Show on Earth and toured the country. In 2006, she wrote the book, Getting Sh*t Done a poignant and existential parody of David Allen’s time-management book Getting Things Done.
Alicia has been performing standup comedy for over ten years, sharing the stage with many talented comics including Bill Santiago, Arj Barker, Brent Weinbach, W. Kamau Bell, Vanda Mikoloski, Amy Stiller. Her first solo show, The Punchline won “Best of the Fringe” and “Best Female Solo Show” in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. Alicia’s second solo comedy show, Eat, Pray, Laugh! won “Best Storyteller” in the New York United Solo Festival and “Roar of the Crowd” from Goldstar Tickets for Highest Member Rated Show. It’s now playing to sold out audiences in San Francisco, Hollywood, New York, London, and Mumbai.
Alicia has also completed a wide variety of courses and programs in healing and transformation. In 2009, Alicia graduated from the year-long life coaching and courseleader training program, Transformational Course Leader Training, taught by Arete co-founder Guy Sengstock and AWE co-founder Alexis Shepard. She is also graduate of The Arete Experience, The Spirit of Life Institute, and Authentic World/The Authentic Woman Experience courses. Alicia has been a member of the professional Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor and the Creativity Coaching Association. Healing methods she utilizes include The Sedona Method, Emotional Freedom Technique, metaphysical guided journies, neurolinguistic programming, Diamond Heart Approach-inspired breathwork sessions, and classic accountability and goal-setting coaching.
She has a thriving coaching business and works mostly by Skype. Alicia lives in Oakland, California and travels to India on occasion. She practices, imperfectly, Vipassana meditation, an experiential method of “seeing things as they really are.”
Contact Alicia here to set up an initial session.