Heather Rose Locke graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Boston Conservatory receiving a B.F.A. in dance. She began her training at a young age in Durham, North Carolina where she played an active role in the Triangle Youth Ballet under the direction of Lauren Lorentz de Haas. In her junior year of high school, she attended Interlochen Arts Academy for the remainder of her high school years. She supplemented her training with distinguished programs including the Joffrey Ballet School, Joffrey Midwest Workshop, North Carolina Dance Theatre, and the American Dance Festival. Upon completion of her Bachelor’s degree, she moved to Florida where she danced with Florida Dance Theatre for one season and Voci Dance for the following three seasons. After transitioning back to the Durham area, Heather performed and became assistant director of Blank Slate Dance. She currently teaches 7th grade ELA at Durham School of the Arts and lyrical/contemporary at Barriskill Dance Theater.