Heidi Schmidt


Heidi SchmidtHeidi Schmidt is a dramaturg, director, and teacher. Dramaturgy: Denver Center Theatre Company (Disgraced, The Christians, Tribes), Colorado Shakespeare Festival (Julius Caesar, Equivocation, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Macbeth, Richard III, Inspector General), Local Theater Company (Faith). Heidi is also the Regional VP for the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas. Directing: CU Boulder (Picnic, Melancholy Play), Dirtyfish Theater (Wedding Cake Vodka), Athena Project (The Golden Hour), 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 and advocate, she has facilitated pre- and post-show talks at the Arvada Center and Denver Center Theatre Company, served as voice coach for CSF’s Camp Shakespeare, and performed in a devised ensemble piece on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She currently coordinates education programming for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, where she regularly teaches after school Shakespeare classes for kids, teens, and adults. Heidi holds a PhD in Theatre History, Criticism, and Dramatic Literature from CU Boulder, where she also teaches.