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Heather Lang

Program A: Fri & Sun, April 26 & 28 | 7 PM

Heather Lang is a multifaceted artist with over 24 years of professional experience spanning Broadway, Film/TV, commercial, experimental, fashion, opera, and dance. This vast range influences the way she directs and choreographs.

Her first film, "Simulation" has been nominated for Best Art Direction in the London Fashion Film Festival, selected in the New York International Shorts Festival and Jury’sChoice in the Thomas Edison Film Festival. They are featured in Directors Notes and a Forbes article.

Over the years, she directed and wrote a student film, #Blessed, and a music video for an original song written by Eleanor Bauer and herself, named, Trash Is Fierce. She also wrote and performed a two person show, in collaboration with Eleanor Bauer, "The Heather Lang Show by Eleanor Bauer and Vice Versus", that travelled throughout Europe and NYC. She created and performed in 2 solo works in NYC: Before it's Begun, It's Ended and RIP/Career Transitions for Dancers. She co-choreographed and performed with Jason Parsons in the short dance film Artifice, directed by Kate Harpootlian, to be released late fall.
She is currently developing more film projects, Hypervigilent Mutation and Lipstick to Void (working title), about women’s perspective of loss, rebirth, and identity. She is also creating a NYC dance show that spawned from Simulation. It’s about reclaiming our stories and joy in our bodies through dance and feminine power. Using intricate projection design to enhance the choreography, elaborate costuming, set design, and live music, she plans to take the audience on a moody, intuitive, visual splendor.

Heather teaches as a guest artist throughout the country and has been a guest speaker at UT Austin and Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University She is on faculty at Momen (Al Blackstone), Protege Movement and The Bridge (Stacey Tookey). She is Level 1 Gyrotonic Method Certified. She received her BFA in dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Continuing Education at The School of Visual Arts (SVA): Directing & How to Make Film. Chita Rivera Award Nominee


Photo 1 by Mati Ficara

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