Gillian Heitman is a true San Franciscan, born and raised. She studied at the University of California, Davis where she majored in Dramatic Art and minored in Sexuality Studies. In the last year, she wrote and directed a staged reading of her "problem comedy", Romeo and Rosaline. She also wrote, directed, produced, and starred in "HERo", a parody music video advocating the production of female superhero movies. As an actor, director, writer, crocheter, sautéer, and overall maker she finds her favorite shows incorporate the best of drama, comedy, and questioning the status quo to invoke social change.