Ms Heather


Heather Cook
Acro Director/Ballet Co-Director

Heather has an extensive ballet and gymnastics background and teaches RAD ballet and Acro at Strive Dance Studio. While completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at York University, she trained and performed in two summer sessions with ROSAS P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, and danced with Paromita Kar and the Eurvieves Dance Collective. She completed her post-graduate studies at Canada’s National Ballet School, and danced in its International Dance Day performances and instructional films. She has performed with the National Ballet of Canada for five seasons of their Nutcracker at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. She is an independent dance artist and teacher making the trek from Toronto, Ontario. A long-time model for Matti McLean’s The Human Canvas Project, she was recently featured in the film “Picture A City Without” and in the Powerhaus arts collective in Toronto. She has danced and trained internationally – including Canada, USA, Costa Rica, Japan, Israel, Palestine, England, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Heather-Ami Cook
RAD RTS Acrobatic Arts NCCP L1; L2ISTD Assoc. Nat. BFA Spec. Hons (Dance) NBS TTP Dip. First Aid Certified CPR (First Responder)