CAILIN HEFFERNAN

Cailin is a member of SDC, Dramatists Guild, AEA and SAG-AFTRA. She is an Associate Artistic Director with Boomerang Theatre Company. Former Resident Director of Texas Family Musicals (2007-11). Founder/Artistic Director of Manhattan Dance/Theater (19884-2002) and Producing Artistic Director of School of Performing Arts at YWCA of NYC (1994-1997). Directed Boomerang’s “The Real Thing” nominated for NYITAwards in 2012 including Most Outstanding Remount. Has Directed and/or Choreographed Off-Broadway, LORT Regional Theatres, Off-Off Broadway and at Universities including NYU and Pace.

 

Theatres worked at include: Bay Street, Capital Repertory, Folksbiene, Jewish Repertory, Lucille Lortel, Miller Outdoor Theatre, Naked Angels, New Amsterdam, New Jersey Repertory, Penguin Repertory, St. Lukes and the Walnut Street.

 

For Boomerang, she’s directed eleven Productions: Shakespeare's Cymbeline and Love's Labour's Lost, Jeffrey Hatcher’s To Fool the Eye, Stoppard’s The Real Thing, Fry’s Venus Observed, Larry Kirwan’s The Heart Has a Mind of Its Own, William’s Summer and Smoke, her own adaptation of Dryden’s All for Love, two of O’Neill’s Pulitzer prize winning plays – Anna Christie and Beyond the Horizon, as well as Francis Kuzler’s The Substance of John; three benefits, two workshops and ten readings. She wrote the short format work, Saturday, for Boomerang’s 2013 Rock ‘N Roles as well as directed in the last two.

 

For Texas Family Musicals: CATS (director/choreographer), America, the Beautiful (co-book writer/director), Annie Get Your Gun (director), South Pacific (director), Hello Dolly (director), Barnum (director), and Brigadoon (director). Slated to direct Hello Dolly again for Summer of 2016 with Judy Norton ("The Waltons") and Don Most ("Happy Days").

 

She is the author of two plays – Rebel Hearts and Blooddrinker; two musicals – Vanity Fells with composer/lyricist Steven Jamail and Loveless Texas with composer/lyricist Henry Aronson; and a novel entitled, “The House of Atreus”. Caillín is an avid supporter of New Light Theater Project. A comprehensive c.v. can be found HERE.

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