Alana LaBissoniere

Last updated

June 19, 2017

Alana ’s current news

First up, Alana joins TEASE for the third time, performing in The Ambassador, at The Crane Theater on June 24th, 2017. And then she is doing something new and different.  Alana is trying her hand at directing this summer, working with OBMT as assistant director for Beauty and the Beast.  Runs July 20-Aug. 5th.


Alana enjoys playing all types of character roles.  Some of her favorite roles to date include Mrs. Potts, Fairy Godmother, Jack's Mother, Ursula, and Mimi Schwinn.



CVFT, Disney's The Little Mermaid, dir Hannah Weinberg (Ursula)

Sidekick Theatre, The Elves and the Shoemaker, dir Tim Stolz (Martha)

Theatre Coup D'Etat, The Crucible, dir Brian Joyce (Mrs. Ann Putnam)

MMT, Leap of Faith, dir Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha (Ensemble)

Old Log Theatre, Cinderella, dir Kent Knutson (Fairy Godmother)

Cross Community Players: 2015 Anything Goes, dir Michael Ausmus (Evangeline Harcourt)

TEASE 2015: Mama Death at the Door, dir Kevin T Houle (Mama Death)

BCT: 2015 La Cage Aux Folles, dir Joe Chvala (Marie Dindon)

Imagined Theatre: 2014 Sasquatched! The Musical, dir Phil and Jules Darg (Thelma)

Gadfly Theatre: 2014 Precious Little, dir. Immanual Elliot (Character A)

Guthrie Theater: 2013 A Christmas Carol, dir Joe Chvala (ensemble)

Eat Street Players: 2013 A New Brain, dir. Amanda Carlson (Mimi Schwinn)

MN Fringe Fest 2013: Spoilers!, dir. Minrod Mier (Rusty Cutless/Vizzini)

TEASE 2013: The Lottery Play, dir. Aaron Greer (Agnes)

Eat Street Players: 2013 Into the Woods, dir. Michael Sheeks (Cind's Mom, Granny, Giant)

Cross Community Players: 2013 Honk!, dir. Minrod Mier (Ida)

Guthrie Theater 2012 A Christmas Carol, dir. J. Chvala (Ensemble)

Bloomington Civic Theater: 2012 My Fair Lady, dir. L. Whitlock III, (Mrs. Eynsford-Hill, Mrs. Pearce)

Lyric Arts Main Street Stage: 2012 Oklahoma!, dir. D. Peterson, (Aunt Eller)

Guthrie Theater: 2011 A Christmas Carol, dir. J. Dowling (Ensemble)

Freshwater Theatre Company: 2011 The Book of Liz, dir. S. Moore (Butterworth, Ginley, Foxley)

Bitter & Grievously Overlooked Productions: 2011 Barry Manilow Birthday Extravaganza, dir. S. Weiss, Bryant Lake Bowl musical review

Got It Made Productions: 2011 Got It Made, dir. D. Sola (Late Mom, Ensemble)

Bloomington Civic Theater: 2011 Into the Woods, dir. J. Chvala (Jack’s Mother)

Morris Park Players: 2010 Annie, dir. M. Mier (Boylan sister, Ensemble)

OBMT: 2010 The Music Man, dir. D. Peterson(Mrs. Paroo)

Morris Park Players: 2009 Beauty and the Beast, dir. M. Mier (Mrs. Potts)

Cross Community Players: 2009 Seussical, the Musical, dir. M. Mier (ensemble)

OBMT: 2008 Oklahoma!, dir. D. Peterson(ensemble)

Northfield Arts Guild: 1985 45 Minutes from Broadway, dir. R. Moulton (Mrs. Dean) 

Solo Recordings: Blessed Assurance, Accept Your Grace (1998)

 Industrial Work: Mrs. Claus, Marin Restaurant and Bar, 2014, and Standardized Client, University of St Thomas Law School, ongoing


EDUCATION St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN degree: BA Fine Arts, Theater University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN graduate studies: theater, art history

TRAINING Voice Study with Melissa Culloton and Burr McWilliams