Theater Guest Artists

Palmer Hefferan

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Palmer Hefferan is a New York City based sound designer and composer for theater, new music, and art installations. In 2014, she was selected by Live Design magazine as one of their “Young Designers To Watch.” Select credits include: OFF-BROADWAY — MCC Theater: Charm and School Girls; Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre: Orange Julius; Signature Theatre: The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World; Second Stage Uptown: Friend Art; Soho Rep: Samara and Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again (Henry Hewes nomination); Manhattan Theatre Club: Important Hats of the 20th Century; Playwrights Realm: A Delicate Ship; Keen Company: The Film Society; 59E59: I Am The Wind. REGIONAL — Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV, Part One; Marin Theatre Company: peerless; Huntington Theatre: Tiger Style!; Triad Stage: Arms and the Man; Williamstown: Romance Novels for Dummies; Alliance Theatre: Tiger Style!; Woolly Mammoth: Baby Screams Miracle, Guards at the Taj, Women Laughing Alone With Salad, and Cherokee; Center Stage: Twelfth Night; Yale Rep: American Night; American Players: Heroes; Studio Theatre: Moment, Sorry, Regular Singing, Bad Jews, and Edgar & Annabel.

In 2016, Hefferan received two Helen Hayes nominations for her work on Guards at the Taj and Equus. She earned her BFA from Savannah College of Art & Design and her MFA from the Yale School of Drama.