Heather Thackeray

Student Ballet Mistress | Academy Artistic Liaison | Principal Faculty


Prior to her appointment as Student Ballet Mistress and Academy Artistic Liaison, Heather has enjoyed over three decades of association with Ballet West.  Her first experience with the company was as a child performer in The Nutcracker. She became a student in the Ballet West Academy, then accepted a contract to join the company in 1991. Toward the end of her performing career she transitioned to the artistic staff as the assistant to the artistic director.  Heather is a well-respected master teacher and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Utah.

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