lMahayana Landowne - Theater Director

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Mahayana Landowne is a vibrant Theater Director who lives and works in New York City.

By applying a discerning eye and deep sense of empathy she uses theater to inspire imaginative flights of possibility. From Euripides to Chekov to Churchill, her distinctive vision is actualized in many genres.

Yana has directed at the Harold Clurman Theater, the Linhart Theater, the Judith Anderson Theater, the Greenwich Street Theater, the Public Theater, HERE, NADA, The Piano Store, P.S. 122, Roundtable Ensemble, Metropolitan Playhouse, and the Tenement Museum. Regionally her work has appeared at the Perishable Theater in Rhode Island, and the Transparent Theater in San Francisco among others. Her production of Steve Belber's Eclectic Mulatto Moondance at the DC Arts Center toured nationally.

Her training includes an MFA in directing from the Yale School of Drama and participation in the Playwrights Horizons Professional Directing Program. She was a Van Lier Fellow at the Second Stage Theater, a directing fellow at the Drama League, and a participant in the Woman’s Theater Project for three years. Yana holds a BFA in acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she now teaches classes in physical imagination.



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