Heidi Rood

Summer Faculty

Heidi is currently a freelance teacher based in Montreal, Canada. She danced professionally with Cincinnati Ballet and State Ballet of Missouri, and was most recently a soloist with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. She performed a wide variety of classical, neoclassical and contemporary work and was personally coached by leading choreographers such as Ohad Naharin and Mats Ek. Heidi graduated from Walnut Hill School for the Arts and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Music and Outside Field (Dance and English) from Indiana University. She has choreographed for Contrapose Dance and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens Workshop, and will be creating a new work for students at JDT’s summer intensive program.