About Me

Heather Olsen (she/hers) is a NYC based actor and singer. Born and raised in Staten Island, she is a proud native New Yorker. She holds a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College.

 

Since graduating, she’s been fortunate enough to take classes at T. Schreiber Studio and MN Studio, as well as have a hand in several projects, most notably creating web series End of Day with her friends at Parent Productions (now in pre-production for it's 2nd season).

 

Known for her fun-sized stature, gigantic baby-blues and even bigger personality, Heather’s got Disney princess eyes with a saucy New York attitude. She’s a modern-day Midge Maisel mixed with a streetwise Rory Gilmore. When she’s not busy pursuing her main goal of taking over the universe, Heather can be found watching Friends reruns, hunting for the perfect New York slice, and taking selfies with neighborhood bodega cats.

In the words of William Shakespeare,

"though she be but little, she is fierce."

Hair: Light Brown   |    Eyes: Blue    |    Height: 4'11"    |    Weight: 103 lbs.

Birthday:

August 31 (Virgo Lady!)

Movies:

Clue, Singin' in the Rain,

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Food:

Spaghetti Squash

with Sunday Sauce

T.V. Shows:

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,

Friends, Broad City

Animal:

Kittens, Baby Sea Turtles

Hogwarts House:

Gryffindor

Get to Know Me!

The Latest

September 2019

We love a Cabaret!  Catch Heather as Helga "da baby" Kit Kat Girl in The Gallery Player's production of Cabaret! 

“This is not your mother’s Cabaret!”

Check out production photos HERE!

Willkommen!

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Young, Scrappy & Hungry

June 2019

Ever wonder what would happen if you combined The Office, Waiting for Guffman  and sprinkled in some Hamilton for good measure? Now you don't have to! Watch all of web series End of Day  starting June 22nd! Watch episode 1 HERE!

A Summer Holiday

June 2019

Starting off the summer with a Holiday! Alongside the rest of The Storm Theatre Company,  Heather is elated to bring to life Thomas Dekker's The Shoemaker's Holiday as zany and colorful Sybil!

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Some Warm Lulu for Fair

January & February 2019

Heather is delighted to be making her Off Off Broadway debut as Mildred Miller in The Storm Theatre Company's

production of Eugene O'Neill's

Ah, Wilderness!  

"You'll be charmed!"

- Wall Street Journal

Aye, Forsooth!

July & August 2018

Heather is thrilled to be part of her first professional Shakespeare production with the Stag and Lion Theatre Co. as Peter Simple in The Merry Wives of Windsor!   

Schools Out!

May 2018

Heather is so excited to be graduating from Marymount Manhattan College this May with a Bachelor of the Fine Arts in Acting and a Minor in Musical Theatre. Watch out world, here she comes!

Hello! Hello!...

October 2017

Heather is estatic to be part of the machine in Marymount Manhattan College's production of Machinal as the Telephone Girl. Catch her answering phones and wrecking homes this October!

 Machinal

by Sophie Treadwell