HEATHER CHRISTIAN is an Obie Award winning composer/playwright/performer, 2021 Richard Rodgers Award winner and  Sundance Institute Time Warner Fellow. Recent composing/performing credits include her own work Oratorio for Living Things  (Ars Nova), I am Sending You the Sacred Face (Theater In Quarantine/ YouTube— Named Vultures #5 Theater Experience of 2020), Prime: A Practical Breviary (Playwrights Horizons Soundstage—named IndieWire’s #1 Podcast Episode of 2020) Animal Wisdom ( The Bushwick Starr,) in addition to being a lead artist on devised works Mission Drift Nat’l Theater London, The World Is Round BAM).  Film composition credits include The Craft: Legacy (Sony Pictures/ Blumhouse 2020) Lemon, (2017 Sundance Film Festival and SXSW) Gregory Go Boom, (Sundance Grand Jury Prize) Adult Swim series The Shivering Truth, and all four films in the Criterion Collection’s Retrospective of Janicza Bravo She was named one of TimeOut NY’s Downtown Innovators To Watch and is a 2019 Harold an Mimi Steinberg Trust commissionee. She has been seen in Taylor Mac’s 24 Decade History of Popular Music and in Toshi Reagon’s Parable of the Sower and is a long time collaborator in devised theater with the TEAM, Jane Comfort Company, Salty Brine, Mac Wellman, Big Dance Theater, and Taylor Mac.She has released 11 records, teaches vocal-based music composition at NYU, owns and operates her own recording studio in Beacon, NY, and can be seen regularly in concert halls and dive bars as Heather Christian & the Arbornauts.