Alana LaBissoniere

Last updated

January 13, 2019

Alana ’s current news

Alana is looking forward to 2019 and all the opportunities to come!  First up, a series of auditions and a master class with casting director Gayle Seay.  


Alana enjoys playing all types of roles.  Some of her favorite roles to date include Miss Clairee, Mrs. Potts, Fairy Godmother, Jack's Mother, Ursula, Mrs. Claus and Mimi Schwinn.


Professional Work Experience:

Prancer    Mrs. McFarland/Lyric Arts Main Street Stage/LTahja-Johnson

Steel Magnolias       Clairee/Paul Bunyan Playhouse/M Ricci

The Elves and the Shoemaker      Martha/Sidekick Theatre/T Stolz

The Crucible       Ann Putnam/Theatre Coup d’Etat/B Joyce

Leap of Faith      Ensemble/MMT/S Pillatzki-Warzeha

Cinderella       Fairy Godmother /Old Log/K Knutson

La Cage Aux Folles     Marie Dindon/BCT/J Chvala

Sasquatched! The Musical      Thelma/Imagined Theatre/P Darg

Precious Little       Character A/Gadfly Theatre Prod/I Elliott

Spoilers!     Rusty Cutlass/Vizzini/MN Fringe Fest 2013/M Mier

A Christmas Carol (3 seasons)    Ensemble/Guthrie/J Dowling, J Chvala

My Fair Lady    Mrs. Pearce/Mrs. Eynsford-Hill/BCT/L Whitlock III

Got It Made     Late Mom/Ensemble/Got It Made Prod/D Sola

The Book of Liz    Sister Butterworth/Dr. Ginley/Yolanda Foxley/Freshwater Theater/S Moore

Into the Woods    Jack’s Mother /BCT/J Chvala

Homespun Webs: Imagining Louise Bourgeois   Madeline/Eden Prairie Players/ T Varley

A Grand Night for Singing     Ensemble/Cross Community Players/R Allard

Disney’s The Little Mermaid     Ursula/Chaska Valley Family Theatre/H Weinberg

Anything Goes    Evageline Harcourt/Cross Community Players/M Ausmus

A New Brain     Mimi Schwinn/Eat Street Players/A Carlson

Into the Woods     Granny/Giant/Cinderella’s Mother/Eat Street Players/M Sheeks

Honk!     Ida/Cross Community Players/M Mier

OKLAHOMA!     Aunt Eller/Lyric Arts Main St Stage/D Peterson

Annie     Boylan Sister/Ensemble/Morris Park Players/M Mier

The Music Man     Mrs. Paroo/OBMT/D Peterson

Beauty and the Beast      Mrs. Potts/Morris Park Players/M Mier


National American University--nursing student

North Memorial Medical Center--patient


Body Double, Background Player--Best Buy In-house Video

Cardiac Patient--Medtronic video

Standardized Client (ongoing work by semester) University of St Thomas Law School/ Prof Jerome Organ


Master Class with Lindsay Levine of Tara Rubin Casting, Brett Schrier, piano

Improv 101: The Creative Institute: Actor’s Theatre of Minnesota, Instructor: John Haynes

Improv 201: The Creative Institute: Actor’s Theatre of Minnesota, Instructor: John Haynes

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN     Graduate Studies: theater, art history

St. Olaf College, Northfield MN     Degree: BA Fine Arts/Theater

VOCAL COACH Brett Schrier                        VOICE STUDY Melissa Culloton, Burr McWilliams

Special Skills: I am Mrs. Claus, valid driver’s license (manual and automatic transmission)

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