Erin Lane

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Columbia College Chicago, 2007, B.A.
Hollins University, 2016, M.F.A.

Erin Lane is a playwright, improviser, comedian, and solo artist.  Her play Hoist was featured in the Festival of New Plays at Hollins Playwrights lab and the Trellis Reading Series at Greenhouse Theatre.  She has served as head writer on the following theatrical projects:  Why the Long Facebook? with Dark Humour Productions, Jersey Shore: The Musical, Americans in Peril, ObamaNation, America: For Dummies, iAlone, and Time to Start Worrying with 4 Days Late Productions, Big Top JoJo and His Towering Show of Wonders with Jonny Stax Presents, and All that Jaws: A Jaws Musical.  She produces the comedy showcases The GoGo Show, CLiC CLiC BOOM! and Proxy Morons.  She can be seen performing stand-up and performing with her improv team, LACE in and around the Chicago area.  She is a member of Loose Chicks, a monthly Live Lit cabaret and has been featured in the Baltimore Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Chicago Home Theatre Festival, Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, Indiana Fringe Festival, Chicago Sketchfest and the New Seeds Festival in Florida.  Erin Lane received a B.A. in Theater Arts from Columbia College Chicago, and has graduated from the Second City Conservatory, iO and Annoyance Productions.  She is currently an M.F.A. Playwriting Candidate at Hollins University, is the Stand Up Director for Chicago Ladies in Comedy and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.