Heidi has been working as a professional actress, director, teacher, and producer for over twenty years. She is the founder and Artistic Director of both The Trollsons (a mask company that tours both nationally and internationally) and Pangaea Arts, an award-winning intercultural, performance company based in Vancouver. Pangaea was awarded the prestigious Naoya Uchimura Prize through the International Theatre Institute (UNESCO). Her work in the theatre has taken her all over the world, and her performance experience is diverse, ranging from spoken drama to mask and movement theatre, circus, street entertainment, Chinese opera, and Japanese traditional theatre. A graduate of Studio 58, she has also studied theatre in France, Norway, Japan, and China.