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Alana Arenas

Biography

Alana Arenas joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 2007 and created the role of Pecola Breedlove for the Steppenwolf for Young Adults production of The Bluest Eye, which also played at the New Victory Theater Off-Broadway. Recent Steppenwolf appearences include the Steppenwolf for Young Adults production of MonsterThe FundamentalsMarie AntoinetteTribesBellevilleHead of PassesGood PeopleThree SistersThe MarchMan in LoveMiddletownThe Hot L BaltimoreThe Etiquette of VigilanceThe Brother/Sister PlaysThe TempestThe CrucibleSpare Change and The Sparrow Project. Other theatre credits include Disgraced (American Theater Company), The Arabian Nights (Lookingglass Theatre Company, Berkeley Reperatory Theatre and Kansas City Reperatory Theatre), Eyes (eta Creative Arts), SOST (MPAACT), WVON (Black Ensemble Theater) and Hecuba (Chicago Shakespeare Theater). Television and film credits include David Makes Man, Canal Street, CrisisBossThe BeastKabuku Rides and Lioness of Lisabi. She is originally from Miami, Florida, where she began her training at the New World School of the Arts. Alana holds a BFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University.

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