Biography

PersingerHeather

Heather is thrilled to be working again with Seattle Shakespeare Company. Recently, Heather performed in “The Language Archive” at Seattle Public Theater; “Coriolanus” at Seattle Shakespeare Company; “Border Songs” at Book-It Repertory Theatre; “Sextet” at Washington Ensemble Theatre; 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theatre Festival; “Wonderland” with theater simple; and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “The Tempest,” and “All’s Well That Ends Well” with GreenStage. Nationally Heather has performed with Shakespeare & Company, the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival in Southern California, Hedgerow Theatre (PA), Creede Repertory Theatre (CO), and Willamette Repertory Theatre (OR). She has trained with the National Theatre Institute, holds a BFA from Chapman University and has an MA from the University of Oregon.

Much Ado About Nothing

By William Shakespeare
Directed by George Mount

Shakespeare's vibrant comic celebration of romance will have you cheering when love eventually wins out.

Coriolanus

By William Shakespeare
Directed by David Quicksall

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

A nest of vipers called politics

Jennifer Lee Taylor as Beatrice and Matt Shimkus as Benedick with the cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.David Quicksall as Dogberry and Heather Persinger as Verges in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.