AMDA Faculty since: 2016
Heather Konowal is an actress, writer and scholar. She has performed in theatres across the country and served as a dramaturge, a combat choreographer and director. Her theater credits include:The Wizard of Oz, Midsummer and Little Shop of Horrors. She served as dramaturge in The Grapes of Wrath, Tonight We Improvise and Hair.As a director, her credits include: Flowers for Algernon, Jekyll & Hyde and Dorothy in the Land of Oz. Her writing includes her dissertation, "Performing Black Rock City: Theatre of Affect at Burning Man," and several articles for various theatre journals. Heather is a member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artist and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.
Ph.D., Drama and Theatre, University of California, San Diego
M.A., Theatre Arts, California State University, Northridge
B.F.A., Acting, New York University