Heather Litteer is an actress, performance artist and chanteuse originally from Georgia but now calling NYC home. You can find her serenading audiences with her smoky vocals at nightclubs and venues all over New York City and beyond like Joe’s Pub , Sid’s Gold Request Room, Arthur Baker’s Return to New York (UK), Nuit Blanche Festival (Montreal),Gershwin Hotel, HOWL Festival (NYC), Night of 100 Stevie’s ( Highline Ballroom,Irving Plaza). Her daring film choices include working with directors Mary Harron,Jane Campion and Darren Aronofsky. Most recently playing the sexual revolutionary Queen Bee in John Reed’s Film “ReVo” and Vicky a killer for hire in “Dumbo” with Brazilian director Gustavo Von Ah’. Heather is also a member of the legendary Jackie Factory performance night club.
She is a member of Caden Manson’s Big Art Group touring internationally and in the states. Hebbel Theater, (Berlin,Germany), Festival d’Autome a’ Paris (Paris, France), Wiener Festwochen (Vienna, Austria), REDCAT (Los Angeles, CA), and Yerba Buena Arts Center (San Francisco,CA). She’s also performed at many New York venues and theaters such as The Kitchen, La MaMa, Abrons Art Center, Bruno Walter Theatre Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub, The Wild Project, HERE Arts Center, The New Museum, Guggenheim Museum and BAM Avery Fisher Hall. Ms. Litteer has one of the lead roles as Rei Rei with Big Art Group in “Broke House’ The American Realness Festival; Abrons Art Center. As part of The Prelude Festival at the CUNY Graduate Center, she recited and performed Big Art Group’s Manifesto “After Spectacularity” by Jemma Nelson and Caden Manson as published in Yale’s Theater Magazine V.42 No.3.
Heather is a recipient of the 2014 Fox Fellowship with The William and Eva Fox Foundation and TCG supported by La MaMa. As a La MaMa resident artist she will be presenting her one woman show “Lemonade” at La MaMa 2016.As Part of her Fox Fellowship this last Summer 2015 she traveled to Umbria, Italy to The La MaMa Summer Symposium to study playwriting with Branden Jacob Jenkins.As well as her continued study of the art of Puppetry with master puppeteer Basil Twist in New York City.
Most recently Heather participated in The Jeff Weiss Tribute,”And That’s How the Rent Gets Paid” and other scenes at The Kitchen, Directed By Brooke O’Hara with Musical Direction by Nicky Paraiso. Heather’s most recent work with Big Art Group is the site specific work “The People” in which Heather plays the raging Clytemnestra was reviewed as part of the TBA Festival in Portland,OR. This show also played at Abrons Art Center in NYC and Z Space in San Francisco and was equally well received.
She has presented and interviewed artists for The Queer International Arts Festival at Participants Gallery in a format of a TV Talk show which she will host and will be viewed as part live installation and archival piece. She produces a reading series W.O.(e).R.D. Women of experience read Downtown. She is also Assistant Producer of Special Effects Festival 2014 and 2015 and Curated the performance evening NIGHT BAZAAR at the Festival. This Summer she will also appear with Yoshishko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks in June at Roulette in Brooklyn.
Check out her disco track Moustache Ridin’ with Apokalipps including mixes from top DJ’s of NYC. Including Johnny Dynell and Sean B.