Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Heidi Verwey

Heidi Verwey

Heidi Verwey

Name: Heidi Verwey
Affiliation: CAEA, ACTRA, VASTA,
Phone: 250-828-5216
Email: hverwey@tru.ca

Interests

MFA, LTCL

Heidi started as an actor in Toronto, working for such companies as Canadian Stage (Twelfth Night), Golden Horseshoe Players (Peacemaker, Belonging) and Tarragon Theatre (Androgyne). Recently she starred in the premiere production of Trina Davies' Romeo/Romiette for Edmonton's NeWorks Festival and in The Vagina Monologues at the Jubilee Theatre.

Research Interests

She branched into directing, taking on The Mystery of Edwin Drood (CAT) The Secret Garden, (Treehouse) You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and The Melville Boys (All Terrain). She has been a founding member of two theatre companies including The Emerson Collective.

Education

At the U of A's Studio Theatre she collaborated on The Shunning, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and Largo Desolato; as her thesis show for her MFA in Theatre Voice Pedagogy. She has worked as a vocal coach for The Citadel's Young Company (Unity 1918) and the Edmonton Fringe (Picasso at the Lapine Agile), and coaches private clients including politicians, teachers, stand up comics, clergy people and musicians.
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