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Ilana Peña

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Show debut: "Josh is Irrelevant "


My phone just showed a deep, intimate understanding of me when it knew to capitalize Rent
— Ilana Peña, Twitter

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Ilana Peña
Ilana Peña is a writer, performer, production assistant and script supervisor. She is originally from Miami Florida and her cousin is singer/actress Lindsay Lavin. Peña went to the private preparatory Pine Crest School and graduated in 2009. From there she went to Illinois where she attended Northwestern University. In 2013, Peña received a Bachelor of Arts degree, Honors in Theatre, Certificate in Creative Writing for the Media and a Module in Playwriting. She moved to California and found work on various shows in production as an assistant to showrunners, producers and writers. In 2016 she was hired to be a showrunner’s assistant for The CW musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” and later was promoted to writers assistant the following year. Peña would later be credited for writing the show’s Season Three episode “Josh is Irrelevant.” Peña also manages a monthly workshop known as “See What Sticks” where performers and artists can present their work on a stage in front of a live audience. In the Season Four episode "I Need A Break", Peña appeared onscreen as a taco customer Rebecca Bunch torments during her song "I'm Not Sad You're Sad."


Television shows
Year Show Position Number of episodes
2016 - 2017 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Showrunners assistant
Writers assistant

1 (as writer)
2015 - 2016 TripTank Script production assistant 20 episodes
2014 - 2016 The Hunt With John Walsh Production assistant 8 episodes
2015 - 2016 Reign Assistant to executive producers 15 episodes
2014 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown Production assistant TV series documentary

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  Crew edit

Rachel Bloom 🎈 Aline Brosh McKenna 🎈 Rene Gube 🎈 Sono Patel 🎈 Audrey Wauchope 🎈 Rachel Specter 🎈 Michael Hitchcock 🎈 Dan Gregor 🎈 Doug Mand 🎈 Elisabeth Kiernan Averick 🎈 Erin Ehrlich 🎈 Ilana Peña 🎈 Jack Dolgen 🎈 Katie Schwartz 🎈 Alden Derck


Marc Webb 🎈 Joanna Kerns 🎈 Kabir Akhtar 🎈 Jay Chandrasekhar 🎈 Aline Brosh McKenna 🎈 Stuart McDonald 🎈 Joseph Khan 🎈Erin Ehrlich 🎈 Steven Tsuchida 🎈 Jude Weng


Adam Schlesinger 🎈 Jack Dolgen 🎈 Steven M. Gold


Kathryn Burns (Choreographer) 🎈 Dominique Kelley (Assistant Choreographer) 🎈 Kabir Akhtar (Editing)
Melina Root (Wardobe & Costumes) 🎈 Britney Young (Production assistant) 🎈 Alden Derck (Writer's Production assistant)

  Production edit