Heidi Armbruster


Heidi is a New York-based theater artist dedicated to creating new work and discovering new approaches to classical literature and theater. Heidi is a founding member and co-curator of Dorset Theater Festival’s Women Artists Writing, a group dedicated to supporting actresses who are writing and cultivating the emergence of diverse theatrical voices. Heidi’s play Mrs. Christie will receive its world premiere at Dorset Theater Festival Summer 2019 and Dairyland will premiere at PlayMakers Repertory Company in the fall of 2019.

Heidi developed her play Mrs. Christie at a workshop at Primary Stages in Spring of 2019, with DTFWAW, and at residencies at The Orchard Project in 2016 and 2018. Heidi’s play Murder Girl has been workshopped recently by Red Caravan and The Playwriting Collective. In 2015, Heidi was a member of Space on Ryder Farm’s resident writers group, The Working Farm. Every Good Girl Deserves Fun (and other misremembered things)” a commission from Clutch Productions, was produced in New York in the fall of 2015 at Walker Space. Where the I Divides was recently read by San Francisco’s ReACT. Heidi’s play Dairyland has been read and work shopped as part of Playhouse on Park, Primary Stages ESPADrills, The Lark, Red Fern Theater, Luna Stage, and was selected as the New Play Workshop at The Chautauqua Theater Festival in 2014. Her short play Purgatory was read as part of Red Bull Theater’s First 2011 Short Play Festival and published by Smith and Kraus in their Best Ten Minute Plays of 2013 anthology and the recently released Red Bull Shorts Anthology. Miss Angela’s Legitimate Home for Women Living in Sin was performed as part of the ESPA short play series Detention at Jimmy’s 43 and is available on Indie Theater Now.

Shows at PlayMakers