August 22 + 23 | Roulette | Brooklyn

Heather Christian

Composer

Heather Christian is the daughter of a blues musician and a go-go dancer and is an Obie Award winning composer/performer. She is a recent Sundance Fellow and Ars Nova Uncharted Member with new musical Annie Salem, alongside Rachel Chavkin. Recent composing/performing credits include her own multi-media concerts Animal Wisdom (set to premiere at the Bushwick Starr October 2017) and North (LaMama NYC), the TEAM’s Mission Drift, (National Theatre in London) Ripe Time’s The World is Round (BAM NYC), Of Mice and Men (West Yorkshire Playhouse), the entire summer ’16 season at Hudson Valley Shakespeare (Macbeth, As You Like It, Measure for Measure) as well as numerous compositions for plays with music and experimental soundscape operas for dance. She is a long time musical and perfomative collaborator in devised theater with the TEAM, Jane Comfort Company, Mark Dendy, Mac Wellman, Big Dance Theater, Taylor Mac, and Witness Relocation. She was recently named one of TimeOut NY’s Downtown Innovators To Watch and has been nominated for a Drama League Outstanding Performance Award. She has released 8 records and can be seen all over the world as Heather Christian & the Arbornauts in concert halls and dive bars avant-torching. heatherchristian.com