MITZI HEATH joined the staff of Dance Conservatory (the official school of Lafayette Ballet Theatre) in the fall of 1995 and currently serves as Co-Artistic Director to Lafayette Ballet Theatre. Her previous study includes: The Harkness House (NY), The National Academy of Dance (Champaign, Ill.), American Ballet Theatre (NY), and an extended stay at the Joffrey Ballet (NY). Ms. Heath joined the Joffrey Ballet company as an apprentice member for one year, promoted to Corps de Ballet level the next season and on to Soloist level the following year.
As a teacher, Mitzi has been a faculty member with the Joffrey Ballet School (NY), Colorado Ballet and Ballet Director for the Modern dance company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble (Denver, CO). Mitzi returned to Colorado to study the Bourniville Ballet (Danish Ballet) and Bolshoi Ballet syllabus, with the Vail International Teacher’s Workshop and again to study under the Paris Opera Ballet. Mitzi has also studied with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Teacher Courses.
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