Heather Hill, a native of Kentucky, is a playwright, lyricist, and librettist. Her plays have received readings and workshops at numerous theaters, including the Royal Court, the Orange Tree Playhouse in Richmond, England, the New Group, Primary Stages, the Vineyard Theater, the Kitchen Theater, the Belt, and the Horizon Theater in Atlanta.
Her play Notes from the Confederacy was developed under the mentorship of A.R. Gurney and the Cherry Lane Theater. Her play Eulogy for Boris the Relic Hunter, commissioned by The Regional Theater Company, was included in RTC’s festival of shorts. Ms. Hill directed and co-wrote (with Tom Gualtieri) That Play: a solo Macbeth, which enjoyed a sold out run at the Midtown International Fringe Festival. Ms. Hill went on to direct That Play at the Kitchen Theater in Ithaca, as well as the Belt in New York.
Ms. Hill is the recipient of two Hopwood Drama Awards, as well as a grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. In addition, she is a two-time finalist for the Princess Grace Award and a finalist for the Manhattan Theatre Club Fellowship. She received her M.F.A. from Columbia University where she was a Presidential Scholar. She is a member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop.