MS. HEATHER GARBRANDT
Joffrey Ballet School professional Trainee program, scholarship recipient New York Theater Ballet, Studies with the Dance Educators Laboratory in NYC and has recently completed the Childrens Dance Fundamentals course and Early Childhood Dance Course. 15 years teaching early childhood dance in many prestigious school such as Ballet Academy East, Steps on Broadway and Long Island City School of Ballet. Preschool dance/movement teacher 8 years and worked as the assistant director for the Long Island City School of Ballet for 13 years.
Miss Heather is a dedicated mother of 3 and a life long lover of dance. She has been sharing her passion of dance with children for as long as she can remember and is so excited to bring her knowledge to The School House this year!
Heather has been dancing since she learned how to walk. It is a passion that grows deeper everyday. Heather studied at some of the finest Ballet Schools in the Northeast including, New Jersey School of Ballet, Joffrey Ballet school and New York Theater Ballet. She has also danced professionally throughout NYC with Ballet For young Audiences and Staten Island Ballet dancing principal roles such as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty and Clara in the Nutcracker. Heathers main focus has always been on her teaching. She has been teaching since 18 years old and assisted in building a thriving Queens based ballet school. She also has studied with Dance Educators Laboratory which is a program desgined to bring dance into the classroom. Heather has 3 lively daughters who are the light of her life. She is so happy to share her passion for dance and childhood with the world!