Lana Sage (CFA’24)
Lana Sage (CFA’24) is a BFA Theatre Arts major in the BU School of Theatre with focuses in acting, directing, and playwriting as well as Social and Racial Justice and Communications. Considering herself a storyteller who acts, directs, and writes, Lana gravitates toward stories expressing dynamic and dysfunctional interpersonal relationships and social commentary. She aspires to make stories and storytelling more accessible to marginalized artists and patrons. Lana is a bi-coastal artist from the Pacific Northwest, currently living and studying at BU. She has been performing in film since 2011, regional theatre since 2015, and writing plays/novels and directing plays/musicals since 2018. At age 17 in 2021, Lana earned an Associate's Degree in General Studies (AGS) emphasizing in Philosophy and Folklore/Mythology and a Career Endorsement in Musical Theatre. She currently works as a Communications Assistant in the CFA Communications Office where she writes short and long-form stories for CFA’s platforms including Terrier Tuesday Features, program features, and residency highlights. At BU, Lana Assistant Directed/Music Directed The Moors by Jen Silverman and directed by Roz Beven (CFA’19) in Fall 2022 and played Tom Ripley in Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Anika Reichelt (CFA’23) in Spring 2023. At the end of the Spring 2023 semester, her play The Mountains Are Calling… will be presented in a staged reading as part of the semester’s Springboard festival. Two of her other plays, My Dear Friend, Wagner and Lorelei; or the Lore of Lies, will be presented in Springboard Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. As a storyteller, Lana has a passion for analyzing and discussing philosophy of art and beauty, books, film, music, theatre, and art/artists, finding joy in singing/playing music, writing songs and poems, and taking in nature.