Sara Heymann (Set/Prop Designer) is originally from Riverwoods, IL. She went to school at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY to study installation art and painting. She ran the art and music warehouse Mortville from 2008-2012, and has built sets for Pride Films and Plays, Redmoon, and Odradek theater company. Her influences are Tove Jansson, Patricia Norris, Vincent Peranio, and Eiko Ishioka.
Full name? Sara B. Heymann
Where you were born/raised? Riverwoods, IL
Your position/role within the SPIKE HEELS family? Set Designer
What does that mean/what do you do? I get to time travel to the 90's, endlessly scroll through Craigslist for hot deals. Build stuff.
What's your favorite kind of shoe? Stripper heels with the tip jar. There should be a tip jar in all shoes.
Who would play you in the Lifetime movie of your life? Traci Lords
Special hidden talent? I can bark like a dolphin
Something you're REALLY bad at? Gardening
Favorite Chicago neighborhood? Little Village
Current local show you've been recommending to friends? Sabrina Ott, "here and there pink melon joy"
Most played song on your iPod? Nina Simone, Mississippi Goddamn
Pop culture guilty pleasure? I watched that Lindsay Lohan reality show.....
Three things you can't live without? Cheese, Netflix, NPR
SPIKE HEELS runs January 23–February 8, 2015 at THE WEST STAGE AT THE RAVEN THEATRE COMPLEX. Thursdays–Saturdays @ 8 PM and Sundays @ 3:30 PM. Tickets are available at http://spikeheelschi.bpt.me.
Brown Paper Blog
Making theatre. Writing about it. Maybe some hilarious Youtube cat videos in between.