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Heather Violanti

Heather J. Violanti is a dramaturg and playwright. This spring, Heather was part of the teaching team at Horse Trade Theater's first playwriting workshop. She also works for the Mint Theater, an Off-Broadway theater devoted to bringing new life to lost plays. As a new play development dramaturg, Heather has worked with playwrights Leslie Kramer, Ethan Sandler, Beverly Andrews, and Maureen McManus, among others.

As a playwright, Heather's work has been developed by New Perspectives Theatre Company, terraNova Collective and MusicalFare. She has an MFA in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from Yale School of Drama.

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Profile of Horse Trade Theater Group

Profile of Horse Trade Theater Group

16 June 2012

Heather Violanti profiles Horse Trade Theater Group, a bold proposal for how to make theater more accessible to entry-level artists.