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Heidi Schmidt

Heidi Schmidt

Heidi Schmidt is a director, dramaturg and teacher. Dramaturgy: Colorado Shakespeare Festival ("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 ("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, where she regularly teaches. She serves as CSF's Outreach Marketing and Grants Coordinator and regularly teaches after school Shakespeare classes for kids, teens, and adults.

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What makes a true leader? In the republic of ancient Rome, no one seems to know. As Rome’s leader basks in his victory and ignores a series of b...

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

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Equivocation

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Equivocation

By Bill Cain

"...one of the most bracingly intelligent, sizzlingly theatrical American plays in a decade." —Variety Directed by Wendy Franz Regional ...

CSF in the Schools: Julius Caesar

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26 Sep 2017 - 18 Apr 2018

CSF in the Schools: Julius Caesar

grades 6-12
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Julius Caesar (grades 6-12) Thru April 201845 minutesCaesar's power is growing, and it's making his peers nervous. A group of conspirators plot ...

CSF in the Schools: The Comedy of Errors

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grades 3-5
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CSF in the Schools: Macbeth

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CSF in the Schools: Macbeth

grades 6-12
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Macbeth Touring: September 2018 - April 2019Performance: 45 minutesWorkshops: 50 minutesGrades: 6+ Macbeth wants to be king, but what will it take t...

CSF in the Schools: Twelfth Night

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CSF in the Schools: Twelfth Night

grades 3-5
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Twelfth Night Touring: September 2018 - April 2019Performance: 30 minutesWorkshops: 50 minutesGrades: 3-5 Viola is shipwrecked in a foreign land and...

Bard's Book Club

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Bard's Book Club

(ages 18+)
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Drop-in registration now open for individual dates! The Bard's Book Club returns for a second season! Members will meet once a month to chat about th...

As You Like It

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After fleeing home to escape political persecution, Rosalind finds herself hiding in the countryside among a boisterous cast of characters, making une...

King Charles III

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King Charles III

A future history play by Mike Bartlett
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In "King Charles III," playwright Mike Bartlett uses Shakespearean verse to envision a near future where personal privacy, public betrayals and a thre...

King John

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For one night only, see one of Shakespeare’s rarest history plays just as his own audiences did as part of CSF’s revered Original Practice...

CSF in the Schools: Romeo and Juliet

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CSF in the Schools: Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet Touring: September 2019 - April 2020Performance: 45 minutesWorkshops: 50 minutesGrades: 6+ Star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet str...

CSF in the Schools: The Tempest

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CSF in the Schools: The Tempest

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