Heather Stewart is a dance artist currently based on the East Coast of North America. In the spring of 2014 she completed her MA in Advanced Dance Studies at The London Contemporary Dance School with a strong focus in choreography. Before moving to the UK Heather received her BFA in Contemporary Dance and Creative Writing with Distinction from Concordia University (Montréal, Canada). While showing her own choreography and performing in Canadian dance festivals Heather was a founding member and active contributor to The Dep[art]ment, an interdisciplinary arts collective and space. Her work has been performed internationally in Canada, London, Germany and Spain. Recently Heather was invited to Tanzzentrale der Region Nürnberg e.V. (Germany) for a creative residency where she began work on a new choreographic project entitled roil. She works in collaboration with Montreal based composer Marc Bartissol, who creates music and sound for her choreographic projects.
Heather began her internship with The Dance Current in April 2015.