Well known for her role as Elaine Whilshire in the Canadian drama series Ride, Alana has previously booked recurring parts in the shows Mr Selfridge and Wolfblood. In 2017, she was cast in the Lifetime original movie I Am Elizabeth Smart as the title character.
She acted in a few shorts in 2011 and 2012 titled Queensway, The Jumper and Witches.
In 2014, she was featured in a British thriller film called Spiritual Contact: The Movie.
She has sisters. She began dating a model named Chris Parsons in July of 2014.