Hrant Alianak's plays include Lucky Strike, The Walls of Africa, and The Blues. Alianak made his debut as a writer in 1972 at Theatre Passe Muraille, with Tantrums.
The Walls of Africa was the 2001 winner of three Dora Awards, including Best New Play, and was published by Scirocco Drama in 2002. Scirocco has also published The Blues (2003).
In 2010, Alianak portrayed Principal Hicks in the Teletoon original movie, My Babysitter's a Vampire and in 2011 he reprises the role in the TV series based on it.