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Heinze received an MFA in dramaturgy and dramatic criticism from Yale University and an MFA in performing arts management from Brooklyn College. As a dramaturg, she has worked on numerous productions of classics, new plays, performance and dance pieces, most recently the world premiere of Donald Byrd's The Seven Deadly Sins at Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle and Janie Geiser's Ether Telegrams at A.S.K.'s Common Ground Festival. Other collaborations with Byrd include The Beast, which focuses on domestic violence, and The Harlem Nutcracker, performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and nationwide. For four years, she worked as a dramaturg at Center Stage in Baltimore. Heinze has taught at New York University, Johns-Hopkins University, and Brooklyn College, where she served as director for the MFA program in dramaturgy (1993-96). A native of Germany, who came to the U.S. as a Fulbright scholar, Heinze has translated plays by Bertolt Brecht and Marieluise Fleisser. Her translation of Brecht's The Visions of Simone Machard was produced at NADA in NYC. Heinze is also a board member of the Flintridge Foundation in Pasadena, where she serves on the Theater and Community Services Committees.
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