Jana Schmieding is a public school teacher, actor, director and writer living in New York City. Jana is the writer/performer of her solo show Indian Burn and performs improv weekly at the Magnet Theater with The Armando Diaz Experience as well as with 4Some, Big Fat Liars and at festivals across the country. Jana has been a writer and performer for sketch groups Les Encompentent, Risky Bottom, Last Friday (Dir. Armando Diaz), 20/400 and is a director and instructor in the Magnet Theater sketch program. Jana co-hosts and performs in monthly character showcase Jana and Lauren Presents with 20/400 member Lauren Olson.