Lana Palmer is a Canadian-born, San Francisco-based writer, director and actor working in theatre and film. She began her career as a camera assistant on feature films and TV series (Watchmen, Psych) in Canada, and as a Line Producer at the Banff Centre’s New Media Institute. She is also a sound designer and composer, with music used on over 100 shows airing nationally and internationally.
Her directing credits include Red and The North Pool for Bread & Butter Theatre, where she also serves as Managing Director, as well as The How and the Why (Dragon Theatre) and staged readings of Middletown (Actors Ensemble of Berkeley) and Uncanny Valley (Town Hall Theatre Company)
Her sound design credits include School Girls (Kansas City Rep/Regional Premiere), The Grapes of Wrath (Los Altos Stage), For Colored Girls (African-American Shakespeare Company), The Revolutionists (Town Hall Theatre Company/Bay Area Premiere), and Dracula (Inferno Theatre), for which she was nominated for a TBA Award for Original Music.
She holds a BFA in Film Production and BA in Film Studies from the University of Regina, and a Graduate Certificate in Audio Post-Production from Fanshawe College. She is an alumna of the UCLA Professional Programs in Screenwriting and Television Writing, the RIFF Talent Lab, and the Canada Games National Artist Program. Lana is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, SOCAN, AEA and the Dramatists Guild, and an Associate Member of SDC.