ALEX HEYNEMAN Bio

Mr. Heyneman’s eyes were opened to the magic of performing arts at The Athenian School in Danville, CA. Receiving his B.A. in technical theater at Rocky Mountain College in Billings; his early credits include Scapino and Something’s Afoot. During his college years he lit many productions at Billings Studio Theater, including The Glass Menagerie, Fiddler on the Roof, and Company. Mr. Heyneman began his career as a lighting intern at The Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis MN, and was later hired as a stage technician, working on great original productions including The Red Shoes, and The Wind in the Willows. From 1987 to 1996, Alex was the Technical Director for Montana’s premier performing arts center, the Alberta Bair Theater. His lighting design credits at the ABT include South Pacific, Brigadoon, Carousel, A Chorus Line, and the world premier of the opera Pamelia. Currently ranching with his family in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains, Alex continues spreading the joy of live performance to area communities. Debuting in 2005, Mr. Heyneman is pleased to continue working with Rimrock Opera.