Heidi Winters Vogel
Heidi Winters Vogel is a theatre director, teacher and activist. Trained in traditional theater at the University of Minnesota, with an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, Heidi has embraced more participatory and social justice-oriented artistic interventions. She has collaborated in theater for civic engagement with Michael Rohd of Sojourn Theater and the Center for Performance and Civic Practice, Theatre of the Oppressed with Lisa Jo Epstein of Just Act, Psychodrama and Playback with Armand Volkas of Healing the Wounds of History and the Center for Living Arts, Ben Rivers of Freedom Theatre of Palestine and Jo Salas and Hannah Fox of Playback Centre. She is co-founder of Inside Out Theatre, curating community-building and healing through storytelling in schools, churches, conferences, communities, and justice organizations and support groups all over the country. Heidi teaches and practices participatory theatre for social justice at Wabash College in Indiana, consults with community-development organizations around the United States and contributes to developing skills of interactive, justice-seeking and community-enhancing theatre.