Managing Director, Acting/Dance Instructor, Summer Director
The professional acting community knows Heather to be an inspirational force. Her students have been seen on Broadway, listened to on the radio, featured in numerous major motion pictures as well as Independent Films, TV series, and National Commercials.
Heather’s emerging artists have been accepted to highly competitive programs in NYC and her beginning professionals have furthered their training at such prestigious schools as: Cal Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Emerson College, Harvard, Hunter College, Hofstra, Ithaca College, Juilliard, Marymount Manhattan College, Muhlenberg College, New York University, Northwestern, Pace University, Point Park University, Skidmore, SUNY Purchase, University of Southern California, University of the Arts, University of Michigan, University of Notre Dame, Vassar, Wagner College and Yale.
Her own experience began at The Neighborhood Playhouse Jr. School in the late eighties. She went on to earn a BFA degree from Marymount Manhattan College and cultivated further her professional training experiences with Caymichael Patten in NYC and LA. She has worked at The Public Theater and The New Victory Theater, performed at Lincoln Center, Dixon Place, The 92nd Street Y, BAM, Brooklyn College, ATA, The Trilogy, Producers Club, NADA, HERE, Carnegie Hall, Caramoor Center for Music and Arts, The Cathedral of Saint John The Divine, The American Theatre, Classic Stage (CSC), Chicago City Limits, on ABC, NBC, HBO, the Chiller Network and as a VO scratch track artist for US magazine, Pampers, Jello and Playtex.
Past collaborations include affiliations with directors from The Henry Street Settlement, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Signature Theatre Company, The Women’s Project, The Second Stage Theatre, Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Circle Repertory Company, Playwright’s Horizons, American Place Theatre and The Nuyorican Poets Café.
Heather is a long-time member of SAG/AFTRA having worked all over the country and abroad as a professional actor. She facilitates master classes and workshops throughout the US while maintaining long standing faculty positions at: The Neighborhood Playhouse Jr. School, Waterwell’s Drama Program at PPAS as their Department Head of Acting, and also with Broadway Training Center of Westchester as their Managing Director.