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Lana Lesley

A Co-Founder and Co-Producing Artistic Director for Rude Mechs, Lana has co-created, produced, and performed in over thirty original Rude Mechs productions, including, most recently, Now Now Oh Now, I've Never Been So Happy (also co-director), and The Method Gun. Lana has performed at Brisbane's World Theatre Festival, BITE, Culturgest, The Arches, Galway Arts Festival, Kiasma Festival, Szene Salzburg, Edinburgh Fringe (Winner Total Theater Award for Best New Play by an Ensemble), Philadelphia Live Arts, UCLA Live!, Bumbershoot, Walker Art Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Wexner Center for the Arts, On The Boards, DiverseWorks, Utah State University, and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Lana is currently working with Rude Mechs on our next commission, Stop Hitting Yourself.

Friday Phone Call # 51

Friday Phone Call # 51

Lana Lesley & Kirk Lynn of Rude Mechanicals

7 March 2014

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theatre artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Lana Lesley and Kirk Lynn of Austin's Rude Mechanicals.

Three actors onstage.
Building Audience Into the Process

Building Audience Into the Process

17 December 2012

Lana Lesley shares insight on how Rude Mechs has creatively promoted audience engagement in their past productions.

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