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 commissioned and/or presented by Netherlands Dance Theatre’s SWITCH, Boston Ballet, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Korzo Theater in The Netherlands, Atlanta Ballet, Springboard Danse Montreal, Q Dance, Arts Umbrella Dance Company, Simon Fraser University, Dances for a Small Stage of Vancouver and Ballet Kelowna among others. Heather has also been an organizer of publicly presented, multi-disciplinary improvisation projects in Holland and was Artist in Residence with HCMA Architecture and Design in Vancouver, Canada in 2015/'16.
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 danced 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. She was guest faculty at Taipei National University of the Arts throughout the spring semester of 2014.
Though the above mentioned are quite separate practices, Heather seeks to research and progress in all of her endeavors. She is interested in creating in a wide variety of situations and collaborations.