Lana Lesley

Rude Mechs

Performing Arts, 2006

Lana Lesley is a Founder and Co-Producing Artistic Director for Rude Mechs. Lana has co-created, produced, and/or performed in over thirty original Rude Mechs productions, including, most recently, Stop Hitting Yourself and I’ve Never Been So Happy (co-director).

Awards and Accomplishments


Rude Mechs are the recipients of the National Theater Project Award


Rude Mechs receives MAP Fund Grant

2010: Rude Mechs receive a grant from NEFA for the creation of a new play


Rude Mechs / Kirk Lynn are one of five companies selected for the NEA Distinguished New Play Development Program for their project I've Never Been So Happy

2007: _The Method Gun_ receives a National Endowment for the Arts Grant