Lana Wahlquist's Bio
Lana Joy Wahlquist is an actor, director, producer, and educator who has been working in the field of theatre for 15 plus years. As a founding member of Downey Arts Coalition, Lana has enjoyed producing and directing plays, staged readings, and other performing arts events in and around the city of Downey. Most recently she has directed local productions of Defying Gravity by Jane Anderson and A Civil War Christmas by Paula Vogel. As an actor, she has appeared on such stages as A Noise Within, The Hudson,Sierra Repertory Theatre, and The Odyssey. As an educator, Lana has taught theatre at Cerritos College, CSU Northridge, and Norwalk High School, where she also had the privilege to direct more than 10 plays. Lana received her Masters in Theatre from CSU Northridge and her BA in theatre from Biola University, and is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.