Erin Lane


Erin Lane makes horrible life choices and then tells people all about it.

Erin Lane is a playwright, improviser, comedian, and solo artist.

She has served as head writer on the following  projects:  Why the Long Facebook? with Dark Humour Productions, Jersey Shore: The Musical, Americans in Peril, ObamaNation, America: For Dummies, iAlone, Time to Start Worrying with 4 Days Late Productions, and Big Top JoJo and His Towering Show of Wonders with Jonny Stax Presents.

She produces the comedy showcases The GoGo Show and The Hoo-HA! Comedy, and can be seen performing stand-up in and around the Chicago area.

In addition to teaching and coaching improv, she performs and writes with her improv team LACE.

She has been featured in the Baltimore Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Chicago Home Theatre Festival, Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, Indiana Fringe Festival, Chicago Sketchfest and the New Seeds Festival in Florida, and is a contributor to Femur Comedy.

She received a B.A. in Theater Arts from Columbia College Chicago, and has graduated from the Second City Conservatory, iO and Annoyance Productions.  She is currently an M.F.A. Playwriting Candidate at Hollins University.

Erin Lane is a member of Chicago Ladies in Comedy and the Dramatist Guild.