Heather Myers – January 22nd
(Alberta Ballet, Boston Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theatre)
Senior Company class – 4:30 – 6:00pm
Junior Company class – 6:00 – 7:30pm
Heather Myers is an independent dance artist, working internationally as a freelance choreographer, teacher and performer.
Heather has experienced a wide range of dance approaches, from classical to experimental. Her experiences, and her desire to explore and affect through art, lead her to continue work with the human and theatrical capacities of dance.
Myers’ choreography has been produced by theatres and institutions such as Netherlands Dance Theatre’s SWITCH, Boston Ballet, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Korzo Theater in The Netherlands, Atlanta Ballet, Springboard Danse Montreal, Taipei National University of the Arts, Arts Umbrella Dance Company, Ballet Kelowna and Citie Ballet of Edmonton. Heather has also been an organizer of omega replica publicly presented, multi-disciplinary improvisation projects in Holland.
During her years as a dancer with Alberta Ballet, Boston Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre, and as a freelance artist Heather performed works by Petipa, Balanchine, Kylian, Forsythe, Ohad Naharin, Lightfoot/Leon and others, and was involved in the creations of artists such as Crystal Pite, Jorma Elo, Ivan Perez, Amanda Miller, Lucinda Childs and Mark Morris.
Heather has taught classical, contemporary, repertoire and improvisation classes for Ballet British Columbia, Netherlands Dance Theatre’s Education Department, Amsterdam Theaterschool, Dance Forum Taipei, Singapore School of the Arts, Korzo Theater, Boston Ballet School, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and in other organizations and situations.
Though the above mentioned are quite separate practices, Heather seeks to research and progress in all of her endeavors. She is interested in working in a wide variety of creative situations and collaborations.