Alana's previous directing credits include The Wolves, The Found Dog Ribbon Dance, Dry Land and A Small Fire with the Echo Theater Company and Ripe Frenzy with the Greenway Court Theatre. The Wolves recently received Ovation nominations for Production (Intimate Theater), Direction, and Ensemble as well as Stage Raw nominations for Production, Direction, Ensemble and Supporting Female Performance. Alana’s production of Dry Land was selected for CTG’s inaugural Block Party program and re-mounted at the Kirk Douglas Theater in 2017. That production received seven Ovation nominations including Best Production in a Large Theater, Best Director, and Best Ensemble. The Echo’s production of Dry Land won the 2016 Ovation Award for Best Production in an intimate theater. It was additionally nominated for the Ovation for Leading Female Performance, four Stage Raw Awards (including Best Director and Best Production) and one LADCC award. Found Dog was included in the Echo’s 2017 Ovation nomination for Best Season and A Small Fire received four Ovation Nominations, one LADCC nomination and two Stage Raw nominations. Alana has also directed workshops, short plays and readings for IAMA, Bae Theatre, The Garry Marshall Theatre, Skylight, EST/LA, Occidental College, Moving Arts, and Antaeus. She is also an Ovation and Stage Raw-nominated actress and has appeared on stage with the Echo, Circle X, Skylight, Theatre of NOTE, The Vagrancy, New Guard, Padua Playwrights and more. She is an alumna of Occidental College and has served as the Echo’s Literary Manager since 2008 and as its Associate Artistic Director since 2018.