Hayden Pedersen is a director, intimacy director, designer, sometimes-performer, and self-proclaimed theatrical Swiss Army knife hailing out of Boise, Idaho. She loves, more than anything, engaging with new works and exploring the ever-changing landscape of practices, voices, and storytelling within American theatre. Her passions lie in accessibility; creating a space where humans of all abilities, trauma statuses, and personal identity factors feel welcome, safe, and free to engage and/or create. She has participated in the SDC Directing Initiative and has served as an Arts Management intern at Boise Contemporary Theater.
Select credits include:
Directing: Are You Now, or Have You Ever Been a Pirate? (Boise State University), Dark Play, or Stories for Boys; The Laramie Project (Theatre Majors Association), The Pillowman (Tealight Reading Series); The Glorious History of Kreon, King of Thebes; The Rise and Fall of Candy Buckets (HomeGrown Theatre); Asst. Dir: ¡MAMÁGUA! (Campfire Theatre Festival)
Education/Training: B.A. Theatre, emphasis: Directing, Boise State University