Lana is an Australian/ South African, Western Sydney actor, singer, theatre-maker and choreographer who grew up on Dharawal Country. Lana makes work heavily influenced by verbatim Coming of age Stories. She graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2019 with a Bachelor of Performance (Acting.) Her most recent work includes; Tiny Universe by Natalie Rose and Margot Politis (Shopfront Arts co op x Milk Crate theatre) To My Younger Self By Mallory Sedger (Shopfront Arts Co-op 2020) Stalls By Lana Filies and Lily Hensby (Shopfront Arts Co-Op 2020). Lana passionate about Musical Theatre and is Currently Vocally coached by Karen Cummings. Lana is Currently Represented by TM Management. Lana was chosen as an ArtsLab 2020 artist with Shopfront Arts Co-Op, mentored by Lally Katz and Natalie Rose and has also joined PYT Fairfield and Spark Youth Theatre as an ensemble member. In 2022 Lana has collaborated with Dollhouse Collective to premiere “Playpen” as a part of the Panimo season at KXT.
Lana is an accredited Youth Mental Health First Aider