Heather Urquhart

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Heather Urquhart

Heather trained in Physical Theatre and improvisation at Chicago’s I.O and Annoyance theatres. She improvises with the Olivier award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, Blues Hammer, an improvised blues show with the legendary Joe Bill and London’s premier all-female improv team ‘Yes Queens‘. Her show ‘Ten Thousand Million Love Stories’ has headlined numerous improv festivals & toured extensively around the world.

Heather is an artistic director at the Nursery Theatre and has also co-written a book on the subject of musical improvisation called ‘Sing it!’ 

Heather was winner of the award for best female performer in the Brighton Fringe & winner of the Argus Angel Award for artistic excellence. She is a vocalist with the mercury music prize nominated Electric Soft Parade and improvises a concept album with Fred Deakin of Lemon Jelly. 

As a Maydays improv facilitator, Heather is enhanced DBS checked and has undertaken Mental health First Aid training and holds a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

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