Alana is a performer, director, visual artist, marketer and graphic designer with a particular interest in new work and ensemble-driven creation. She is a core company member of Savage Umbrella and has collaborated in various ways with Red Eye Theater, New Epic Theater, Bedlam Theatre, Dolan/Herringa, Raw Sugar, Dangerous Productions, Collective Unconscious Performance, Little Lifeboats and more. She plays drums in her spare time as part of The Controversial New Skinny Pill.
Macalester College, Major in Theatre, 2014. Concentration in Directing & Devising
Beautifully Terrible Clown Workshop, Theatre Forever, December 2014
Winter Intensive Training with Double Edge Theatre, January 2014
Meisner Training with Harry Waters Jr.
Viewpoints Training with Peter Herringa
Hi-Phy Physical Theatre Workshop & Physical Theatre Class with Bob Rosen Fall 2013
Savage Umbrella's Penelope as Agape. Minnesota Fringe Festival 2016. Dir. Laura Leffler-McCabe and Megan Clark
Savage Umbrella's Intellectual Property Workshop 2016.
Collective Unconscious Performance's the sleeping beauty in the wood Workshop. Savage Umbrella Night of New Works 2016. Dir. David Hanzal
Savage Umbrella's June as Box Band Performer. The Southern Theater 2016, Dir. Hannah Holman
Red Eye Theater's The Slow Motion Carnival as Cami. Red Eye Theater 2015, Dir. Steve Busa
Little Lifeboats' Confessions Of A Butter Princess, Or Why The Cow Jumped Over The Moon. Minnesota Fringe Festival 2015. Dir. Chris Garza
Savage Umbrella's Penelope Workshop 2015.
Bedlam Theatre's Space Girl. Bedlam Lowertown 2015. Created by Peter Rusk and Justin Spooner
Savage Umbrella's These Are The Men as Antigone. Southern Theatre 2015, Dir. Blake Bolan.
Dangerous Production's Happy Craziest New Year as Michelle/Swalu. Bedlam Theatre 2014, Dir. Tyler Olsen.
Slut Club as Rita. Minnesota Fringe Festival 2014. Dir. Lara Avery & Sally Franson.
Raw Sugar's The Funny as DJ Funky Horton/Self. Bedlam Theatre 2014.
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui as Arturo Ui. Macalester College 2014, Dir. Barbra Berlovitz
Dangerous Production's Happy Double Wedding as Michelle/Swalu. Minnesota Fringe Festival 2013, Dir. Tyler Olsen.
An Experiment in Communication as Self. Bedlam Theatre’s 10fest 2013, Dir. Madonna Smith.
One-Minute Play Festival as Various Roles. Mixed Blood Theatre 2013, Dir. Harry Waters Jr.
Romeo and Juliet as Juliet/Lady Capulet. Macalester College 2012, Dir. Matt Sciple.
To and From on the Earth as God. Minnesota Fringe Festival 2012, Dir. Alana Horton & Rob Gelberg.
Like Meat Love Salt as Penny. Eat Street Players One-Act Festival 2012, Dir. Chris Garza
The Laramie Project as Various Roles. Macalester College 2012, Dir. Harry Waters Jr.
Antigone as Tiresias. Macalester College 2010, Dir. Randy Reyes
Are You Sarah? (Short FIlm) as Sarah. Dir. Justin Jones
Swamp Mud, Director. Bedlam Theatre 2014 Short Shorts,.
Dolan//Herringa's My Life is All But Over, Assistant Director, Red Eye New Works Festival 2014.
I/Macalester, Director/Creator. Macalester College Capstone Project 2013.
Greeks and Centaurs: A 10 Minute Museum Play, Director, Macalester College 2012
Green Glass Doors, Dancer, Bedlam Theatre 2014 Short Shorts. Choreographer Tera Kilbride
KABOOM: A puppet show about the Superhero, Part of Band (Drums) Bedlam Lowertown
Sensation Report, Playwright, Macalester College 2014
Bid’ah, Stage Manager & Production Manager, Dreamland Arts 2013
Hip Hop Hopes, Assistant Stage Manager, Macalester College 2012