Heather Braaten

Heather is honored to return for her fifth season as the Artistic Director of STF. An award-winning professional theatre director and playwright, Heather has specific interests and expertise in the fields of new play development, devised theatre, large ensemble physical theatre as well as musical theatre. She has directed over 40 professional productions across North America, most recent direction credits include: American Idiot, The Last Five Years, Spring Awakening, We Will Rock You, Little Red Riding Hood, Urinetown, Cinderella a Ratical Retelling, For The Pleasure of Seeing Her Again, Evita, Next to Normal. Heather also has theatre administration training and experience in the areas of artistic direction, company management, tour management and producing.