Kristin Heckler is an NYC based director and producer. Her theatre company, Recognize Theatre, is dedicated to writing and producing plays analyzing gender and sexuality. In 2015, Kristin collaboratively devised a theatrical piece, Exposed, which was produced Off-Off Broadway. Other favorite directing projects include Or, by Liz Duffy Adams (New School), Paraphilia: Everyone Has A Sexual Disorder (FringeNYC), How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel (Recognize Theatre), and Stop Kiss by Diana Son (Philadelphia Fringe Festival). Kristin also is Associate Producer of the On Her Shoulders staged reading series, dedicated gathering female directors and dramaturgs to revive plays written by women before 1970. With On Her Shoulders, Kristin has directed, The Group, Care and Control, and The Camp. Kristin also directs film, including her short film Sapiosexual which was purchased by ShortsTV. Her directing roots stem from Montgomery Theater in Souderton, PA where she assistant directed Becky Shaw and Any Wednesday by Muriel Resnik. Kristin Heckler grew up in Sellersville, PA and graduated from Duke University with BA’s in Women's Studies and Spanish. She graduated from the New School for Drama in 2016 with an MFA in Theatre Directing. Kristin also runs Uprooted Flower Truck with her fiancé, Ashley.