Heather Whitpan

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Heather Whitpan (LiveArtDC Co-Founder, Writer, & Actor) has been working in the DC theater scene for about 10 years. Heather wrote and starred in LiveArtDC's first play "I <3 Hummels" which opened to stellar reviews in the 2013 Capital Fringe Festival. Recent projects include playing Felicity in American Ensemble Theater's "Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them", costuming Molotov Theatre Group's "Julius Caesar, an Adaptation", and lead writing and producing for Frozen Penguin Production's webseries "Confab".

Recent blog posts written by Heather Whitpan

LiveArtDC Brings Back ‘R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match’ Following a Sold-Out Run at Annual Capital Fringe Festival

View the original campaign email here August 15, 2014 Press Contacts: Susanna Murley, 202-236-1749, susannamurley@gmail.com; Heather Whitpan, 610-308-0680, hwhitpan@liveartdc.com LiveArtDC Brings Back ‘R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match’ Following a Sold-Out Run at Annual Capital Fringe Festival After winning the audience award for ‘Best Drama’ in the Capital Fringe Festival, the show is coming back for another […]

Capital Fringe Festival to Come to DC Reynolds

LiveArtDC is bringing the Capital Fringe festival close to home. We will host a production of Shakespeare’s most famous love story, Romeo and Juliet, at the Georgia Avenue bar — re-imagined with beer, flip cup and audience participation. From the press release: “LiveArtDC will host the DC premiere of Three Day Hangover’s “R+J: Star-Cross’d Death […]

LiveArtDC to Stage ‘R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match’ from July 10 – 26, 2014 as Part of the 9th Annual Capital Fringe Festival

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LiveArtDC to Stage ‘R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match’ from July 10 – 26, 2014 as Part of the 9th Annual Capital Fringe Festival   Award-winning neighborhood bar to host a production of Shakespeare’s most famous love story — re-imagined with liberal libations, competitive flip cup and lots of audience participation Washington, D.C. […]

LiveArt in a Day Recap

Over 100 people came through the doors on Saturday, April 5 to experience the first annual Live Art in a Day by watching the amazing 10 minute plays, grooving to the bands,  and bidding on some spectacular silent auction items.  So much fun.  We can’t wait for next year! Thank you to all the amazing […]

Audition Notice: LiveArtDC Presents “R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match”

LiveArtDC Presents “R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match” Adapted and Created by Ben Charles & Lori Wolter Hudson and Originally Produced by Three Day Hangover in NYC. Directed by Sara Bickler LiveArtDC is accepting audition submissions from men and women aged 21-40 years old (the play is in a bar, actors must be 21 or older to […]

Clara Bow Project Audition Notice

LiveArtDC is seeking 2 male actors to join The Clara Bow Project. This is a project designed to tell the story of the rise and fall of the ‘It Girl’ while examining the role of a dramaturg in the writing process. We work in a collaborative group setting, devising the script as a collective and […]

I <3 Hummels Returns for 1 Weekend Showcase!

Did you miss I <3 Hummels at the 2012 Capital Fringe Festival? Did you love the show so much that you want to see it again? Or do you just want to find out what all the hooplah is about? Raymond, Greta, Heidi and Mrs. Klein are returning to the stage for a brief one […]

It Is Worth It.

Many years ago, while struggling with an audition failure and questioning my artistic future, a friend told me “If you’re not having fun, it’s not worth it”.  And I realized that I wasn’t, but that I could be, and that it was worth it to make it fun again.  I bought a journal and started […]

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LiveArt’s “I <3 Hummels" Pick of the Fringe!

Critics call I <3 Hummels charming, funny and fabulous Washington, DC – This week, LiveArt’s “I <3 Hummels” was named “Pick of the Fringe” by DC Theater Scene and continues to receive acclaim for its contribution to the DC Fringe Festival. “Hummels” takes audiences through a snapshot in the life of socially awkward Raymond, the […]

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