Heather Braaten

Heather Braaten is the current Artistic Director of The Stephenville Theatre Festival in Newfoundland. 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. Heather also has theatre administration training and experience in the areas of artistic direction, company management, tour management and producing. Some of her most recent directorial credits include We Will Rock You, Urinetown, For The Pleasure of Seeing Her Again, The Last 5 Years, American Idiot, Evita, and Next to Normal.