"We love the attention the girls get during classes and after from the staff. The dance classes are of high-quality, the staff is very experienced and caring, the campsite is exquisite, the food is great, the girls are nice and interesting, and the communication among parent-counselor is appropriate."
Heather has recently relocated back to Philadelphia after performing and teaching in NYC for six years. Heather has taught for three summers at our Squaw Valley, Stratton Mountain and Wisconsin ULTIMATE camps as well as our New Jersey intensives. In summer 2012, Heather will be our New Jersey Program Director and our Stratton Mountain Contemporary Instructor.
An Independent Study Program student in high school, Heather was given the opportunity to train under professionals in Philadelphia and NYC while assisting for Tremaine Dance Conventions and many of the Broadway Dance Center Summer and Winter Intensives. Heather has trained at the Ailey School, The Rock School, NYCDA Summer Intensive, Synthesis Dance Project’s Summer Performance Lab, Broadway Dance Center, STEPS on Broadway and The Edge Performing Arts Center. Some of Heather's performance experience includes Fly with Me (Workshop) with Synthesis Dance Project/Tracie Stanfield, DRA Benefit CT "Dancers for Good", The Exchange at New Dance Group, Uptown Performance Series at Bridge for Dance, "Falling Awake" Concert with Clarity in Motion, numerous International Dance Festivals and "How We Roll" EOS/Caseology 2009 industrial commercial. She also models for the Broadway Dance Center retail shop.
Heather recently choreographed the popular Broadway musical, Chicago, at Upper Dublin High School in Fort Washington, PA. Heather teaches master classes and intensives at studios around the U.S. and choreographs and teaches at many studios in the tri-state area. She is the founder/artistic director of Transcendance Co., a Philadelphia based professional contemporary dance company that premiered in January 2012 at the Koresh Artist Showcase and the ETC. Performance Series. She is also the artistic director of Terri Garcia-Lee’s prestigious PA School of Performing Arts’ new junior performance company, Transcendance II, which premiered and was awarded a Critics Choice nominee for “Dreamer in March 2012 at New York City Dance Alliance.