Having started performing at a very young age, Lanni has had the privilege to perform and direct in countless plays and musicals. She was the assistant director of Lake George YOUTHEATRE for over 25 years, putting up three full length Broadway musicals with 55 students each summer. Locally Lanni started directing the NCCT Teen shows in 2016. Some of her favorites include: Footloose, Once on This Island, Crazy for You, and Little Mermaid. Lanni became director for Trumbull Hall Troupe in 2017. She has directed original Picoult and Wilber shows such as Over the Moon and Love at First Bite, along with licensed musicals such as Newsies and Chicago. And she has also been the director of the Hartford High School musical for the past four years. When not doing theatre, she is an instructional coach at Dothan Brook School.