Chris Heller teaches dance and drama all over New York City. She has performed her own work as well as choreography by Katiti King, Jana Hicks, Max Stone and with Bliss Dance Theatre. She was a faculty member at Dance New Amsterdam from 2006-2013, where she also choreographed for Performance Project and served as an instructor in Lynn Simonson’s Method of Teacher Training course. She is the Artistic Director of Brooklyn Children’s Theatre, where she directs, choreographs and writes original musicals for children ages 6-18. She currently works as a teaching artist for Arts Connection, serving as an artist in residence and as a teacher mentor at schools throughout the public school system. Chris has an M.A. in Educational Theatre from NYU.