The facts: Heather Parish or “HP”
Location: Fresno, California
Family: Husband, Jaguar “The Chap”. . . stand-up philosopher, writer, actor, and PR hack.
Education: BA English literature, BA theater arts, minor in education – Whitworth University
Day Job: Publishing. Side gig: Consulting with authors and artists on their social media. A la carte PR services for artists and arts organizations.
Art: Theater whether it be Fringe or Shakespeare in the Park or Black Box Indies (and little dabble in filmmaking). Producer, Director & Actor. Executive Director of the Rogue Performance Festival, Founding Director of The New Ensemble, former Artistic Director of the Woodward Shakespeare Festival.
Hobbies: Story obsessive – reading, watching, creating. Historical costuming and historical interpretation (read: cosplaying for history/classics buffs) – sewing and event planning. Member of JASNA (Jane Austen Society of North America). Audience obsessive – reading, watching, creating interactions between performer and audience (an offshoot of fandoms!).