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Heather Meyer

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February 21, 2016
 

Biography

Heather Meyer is a writer and performer in the Twin Cities. She has performed all thoughout the metro in scripted work and improv. Heather frequently performs and writes with the Brave New Workshop. She also teaches improv and sketch writing at the Brave New Workshop Student Union. Heather is the creator of the annual sketch comedy game show, Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) that plays every March in MInneapolis. She is also the creator of the MNfringe shows: WAITRIX: Dominatrix Waitress, RT+MPLS: The Legend of RT Rybak, Merbaldes: Memiors of a James Cameraon and Your Responsibility for Sex Failure. As a playwright, her work has been produced in NYC, LA, Chicago, Washington DC, Minneapolis and exotic Madison, WI. In 2016, Heather was a finalist for the National New Play Program Ten-Minute Play Award 2016. She's is completeing her MFA in Playwriting from Spalding Univiersity Summer of 2016. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

Résumé

Heather Meyer

Cell: 701-269-9951                                                                                                          Height:  5’6”   

Heatherjeanmeyer@gmail.com                                                                                    Hair: Auburn 

                                                                                                                                        Eyes: Blue                                                                                             

Representative Theatre

Mad Vax: Beyond Measledome                                Ensemble/Writer                     Brave New Workshop

Throwback BNW: Junk from our Trunk                    Ensemble/Writer                     Brave New Workshop

Women’s History Month: The Historical Comedybration     Ensemble/Writer          Black Market Doctor

Holiday Mixtape 2013                                               Ensemble/Writer                     Brave New Workshop

RT+MPLS: The Legend of R.T. Rybak                      Duluth/MN/Writer                 Black Market Doctor,

Flanagan’s Wake                                                     Kathleen                                  Actor’s Theatre of MN

Holiday Mixtape 2013, 2012                                    Ensemble                                 Brave New Workshop

44 Plays for 44 Presidents                                       Ensemble                                 Theatre Pro Rata

Merblades: Memoirs of a James Cameron               Host/Writer                               Black Market Doctor

Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)              Mother                                     Swandive Theatre

Your Responsibility for Sex Failure                      Afflicted Patients/Writer                 Vintage Remix

10 Virgins                                                                  Little R                                     Theatre Unbound

The Book of Liz                                                       Liz                                        Topsy Turvy Theatre

Cannibal! The Musical                                        Ensemble                                 The Mechanical Division

Power of the Pyramid                                   Preston Polygon                       National Theatre for Children

Lights on for Louise                                      Sparky the Wonder Bug           National Theatre for Children

Showdown at Dry Gulch                                       Sheriff Gooper                 National Theatre for Children

SKITS 2: Caucused and Loaded                       Ensemble/Writer                     Brave New Workshop SU

SKITS!                                                                Ensemble/Writer                     Brave New Workshop SU

FREEDOM: Some Restrictions..                         Ensemble/Writer                     Brave New Workshop SU

 

Television

The Sketch Comedy Show                           Co-Star                                    ROVtv, Red Lion Productions

The Dorothy Parker Experience                  Series Regular                          Mansion Media

Ad Nauseam (Pilot)                                       Principal                                  Mansion Media

Deferred Action (Pilot)                                  Co-Star                                     Bradford Ent.

Awesome Adventures                                  Co-Star                                    Steve Rotfeld Prod, FOX        

 

Education/Training    

Improvisation Level 1-4: Brave New Workshop, John Haynes, Corey Andreson

Sketch Comedy Writing: Brave New Workshop, Caleb McEwen

Sketch Comedy Writing: The Second City, Chicago, Eric Spitznagel, Rebekah Walendzak

M.F.A Candidate Playwriting and Screenwriting; Spalding University

B.A. Drama/Speech and Journalism; Clarke College, Magna Cum Laude

Sustainable Design Certificate; Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

 

Special Skills 

Dialects:  Irish, American Southern, British, Russian, Pretty bad French

Improv, Sketch Comedy, Playwriting, Dirty Limericks, Reiki, Hula-Hooping, Being on time

 

 

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