Alice was born in Manchester and trained as a ballet dancer at the Northern Ballet School. She studied drama in New York at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. She was a development executive at Sonar Entertainment (Taboo, The Son, The Shannara Chronicles, South of Hell). Prior to that she developed in Los Angeles for Alexander Payne at his award-winning production company, Ad Hominem Enterprises, joining producer Rob Carliner (Crazy Heart) at The Firm to develop independent features such as The Forger, Final Girl, and Robert Duvall's One Night in Old Mexico. Alice founded Bona Dea Films in 2020 to develop films and television with a focus on the creations of diverse women.