Moffitt, Heather

Heather Moffitt grew up in Georgia, and upon graduating high school moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a dancer and to attend college. She spent 15 years working as a performer, teacher, and choreographer in Los Angeles. During her time in Los Angeles, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology Exercise Science from California State University Northridge. She has trained in dance, singing, and acting with top industry professionals all over the world including Joseph Malone, Jackie Sleight, Michelle Elkin, Paula Morgan, Doug Caldwell, Cindy Ricalde, and Adam Parson, as well as Peisha McPhee and Christina Saffran-Ashford. Heather is a triple-threat performer who has performed throughout the country and overseas.

Her performance credits include Adam Parson’s Commonality Dance Company, Mandalone Project directed by Joseph Malone, Jazz Dance LA and Mandalone Project with Jackie Sleight, Medidanza Stage in Italy with Paula Morgan and Steven LaChance, The Choreographer’s Carnival at Key Club in Hollywood with Michelle Elkin, Cabrillo Music Theater’s production of The King and I, the musical iChoose, several cultural performances with Joseph Malone, Michelle Elkin, and Terrance Yates, and Heather performed in multiple Cabaret style performances directed by Peisha McPhee. Heather has served as an assistant for Jackie Sleight, Doug Caldwell, and Cindy Ricalde and she has trained teaching assistants throughout her many years of teaching.

Heather has taught and choreographed for many studios in the Los Angeles and Atlanta areas. Her students have continued on to perform in musicals and television and film, have obtained scholarships to college for dance, and some have become teachers themselves. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Heather’s versatile teaching abilities span all ages and all levels of ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, and some acrobatics. Her unique ability to nurture, inspire, and challenge dancers from preschool age to the preprofessional and professional level sets her apart as a dance educator. Heather has also adjudicated for many auditions and national dance competitions.

In addition to Heather’s extensive artistic background, she worked in hospitality management for several years for The Sofitel Hotel company and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. With a vast amount of experience in administration, business management, performing, and teaching, Heather is determined to take the dance experience to another level.