Kristin Heckler is an NYC based director and producer. In addition to freelance work, Kristin runs her theatre company, Recognize Theatre, which is dedicated to creating work which challenges society’s persisting discrimination with regard to gender and sexuality. In 2015, members of Recognize Theatre adapted the story of the Duke Porn Star into a theatrical piece, Exposed, which has been shown Off-Off Broadway. Other favorite directing projects include Or, (New School Master’s Thesis), Paraphilia: Everyone Has A Sexual Disorder (FringeNYC/Recognize), How I Learned to Drive (Recognize Theatre), and Stop Kiss (Philadelphia Fringe Festival). 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 partner, Ashley.