Lane's passion as a director is creating work that supports moments of piercing honesty and truth. Lane has a strong background both in world premiers and reinterpretation of classic works.

Photo by Shealyn Jae Photography.

Photo by Shealyn Jae Photography.

HENRY V by William Shakespeare
Cohesion Theatre Company

Co-Directed by Lane Stanley and Jane Jongeward, this Henry V was set in 1882 Appalachia to question how we consider violence differently when done for filial rather than national pride.

Photo by Lawrence Peart.

Photo by Lawrence Peart.

by Travis Tate
Texas Performing Arts

MotherWitch tells the story of three generations of Black women passing on their ancestral magic - and growing closer in the process.

Photo by Shealyn Jae Photography.

Photo by Shealyn Jae Photography.

HAMLET by William Shakespeare
Cohesion Theatre Company

Lane's Hamlet was set in 1993 Seattle and featured female and transgender actors, including a female Hamlet (Caitlin Carbone).

Photo by Lawrence Peart.

Photo by Lawrence Peart.

MATAWAN by Dan Caffrey
Texas Performing Arts

A series of shark attacks in 1916 provide the frame for this story about fear and the unpredictability of human existence.

Below is a sampling of Lane's other directing projects.

List of Directing Work
(Beginning with Most Recent)


Chickens in the Yard by Paul Kruse

may 24-june 2, 2019
the vortex

Good Country composed by Keith Allegretti, libretto by Cecelia Raker

april 15-19, 2019
cohen new works festival at ut austin

“Freddie and the Harp” by Lena Barnard

february 9, 2019
mi casa es su teatro (as part of frontera fest)

Matawan by Dan Caffrey

october 10-21, 2018
texas performing arts

MotherWitch by Travis Tate

april 12-22, 2018
as part of ut new theatre
texas performing arts

"Gospel Hour" by Dan & Drew Caffrey

february 9, 2018
frontera fest

Boundary Layer by Paul Kruse & Jenny Johnson (workshop)

January 26-27, 2018
ut lab theatre

King Of The Seventh Grade by Rich Espey (reading)

July 3 & 17, 2017
Rapid Lemon Productions

"Addict Named Hal" by Lane Michael Stanley & "Rising Rising" by Rich Espey

March 31-April 16, 2017
Fells Point Corner Theatre, 10x10x10

Henry V by William Shakespeare

March 9-26, 2017
Cohesion Theatre Company
co-directed with jane jongeward

Give Me Moonlight by Ariel Mitchell (reading)

February 2, 2017
Spotlighters Theatre

Exit Pluto by Amy Bernstein

January 12-29, 2017
Strand Theater

Hypatia’s Math by Daniel Helman (reading)

November 11-12, 2016
Strand Theater & Spotlighters Theatre

No Place Like Home - Festival (reading)

October 30, 2016
Strand Theater

Complete Deaths of William Shakespeare by Lane Michael Stanley

January 15-17 & October 28-31, 2016
Cohesion Theatre Company & Baltimore Shakespeare Factory
co-directed with tom delise

The Political Cabaret by Lane Michael Stanley

September 9-17, 2016
Cohesion Theatre Company, Spotlighters Theatre & Baltimore Improv Group

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

March 4-20, 2016
Cohesion Theatre Company

A Little Bit Not Normal by Lillie Franks

November 19-December 6, 2015
Cohesion Theatre Company

SuperTrue by Karen Hartman (reading)

July 19, 2015

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (reading)

March 15, 2015
Cohesion Theatre Company

Coriolanus by William Shakespeare

November 20-December 7, 2014
Cohesion Theatre Company

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

April 26-28, 2013
King William’s Players

Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare

November 4-6, 2011
King William’s Players 


People of Color Christmas by Christine Hoang

DECEMBER 1-16, 2017
color arc productions

Edward II by Christopher Marlowe

May 30-June 22, 2014
Spotlighters Theatre

Richard III by William Shakespeare

October 5-28, 2012
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

June 29-August 5, 2012
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company