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Heather Lanza

  • Director of Education
  • Drama: Devising

Heather is an arts educator and director who believes that theater can and should be a way to open up dialogue and shed light on societal issues.

Before coming to Waterwell, Heather worked with ArtsConnection as a Program Manager, running several of their after-school teen programs.

As a teaching artist, Heather has worked for organizations such as the Creative Arts Team’s Youth Theater, Harlem Children’s Zone and CUNY/Project Rwanda.

As a director, Heather has worked at Theater for a New City, The Players Theater, Bleecker Street Theater, Emerging Artists Theater, Berkshire Fringe and many others.

Heather holds a BA in Directing from Fordham University and an MA in Applied Theater from CUNY School of Professional Studies.