Heather Beasley (Writers Group) is BETC’s Associate Artistic Director. She has worked with BETC as a dramaturg, director, playwright, literary manager, teaching artist, and grant writer since 2007. She oversees the BETC Writers Group, the Generations new play development program, the Science Shorts program, and the (inter)Generations playwriting program. She teaches in the Professional Creative Writing and Arts and Cultural Leadership programs at the University of Denver. Recently produced plays include Amelia’s Big Idea at BETC, and Bone Records at Relative Theatrics in Laramie, WY. Her play The Gentle Life-Changing Magic of Burning it All Down To the Ground will premiere at Benchmark Theatre in late 2022. She has also worked with Imagination Makers Theatre Company, Seattle Public Theatre, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Eklund Opera, and Nebraska and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals.