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Heidi Schmidt

Heidi Schmidt

Heidi Schmidt is a dramaturg, director, and teacher. Dramaturgy: Colorado Shakespeare Festival ("Pericles," "Coriolanus," "All's Well That Ends Well," "As You Like It," "King Charles III," "King John," "Julius Caesar," "Equivocation," "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Macbeth," "Richard III," "Inspector General"), Denver Center Theatre Company ("Rattlesnake Kate," "Oklahoma!," "Disgraced," "The Christians," "Tribes"), Local Theater Company ("Faith"), Curious Theatre Company ("Roe," "Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures"). Directing: CU Boulder ("Picnic," "Melancholy Play"), Dirtyfish Theater ("Wedding Cake Vodka"), CSF Education ("Measure for Measure," "King Lear," "As You Like It"), readings for Curious New Voices, Athena Project, and Paragon Theatre Ensemble. Administrative positions: Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Local Theater Company, Repertory Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City), Women and Theatre Program. As an all-around theatre maker, she has designed props for Curious Theatre, presented pre-show talks at the Arvada Center, served as voice coach for CSF's Camp Shakespeare, and performed in a devised ensemble piece on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Heidi holds a PhD in Theatre History, Criticism, and Dramatic Literature from CU Boulder. She serves as CSF's Outreach Specialist and Resident Dramaturg and regularly teaches after school Shakespeare classes for kids, teens, and adults.