Office phone: (714) 564-5640
Certified Laban Movement Analyst,
B.A., M.F.A, University of Utah
Gillette, originally from Hawai’i, is a Santa Ana College alumnus and
earned her B.F.A and M.F.A. degrees from two of the most prestigious dance
departments in the western United States: Long Beach State University and the
University of Utah. As a former dancer,
she has performed with such noted companies as Benita Bike's DanceArt, the
Gloria Newman Dance Theater, Notoriety Inc., Regina Klenjoski Dance Company,
and Loretta Livingston and Dancers.
As an active dance educator, Heather Gillette has served as
adjunct faculty at Utah State University, Brigham Young University, Chapman
Irvine, UC Los Angeles, and CSU Long Beach. She is also a certified
Laban Movement Analyst from the Integrated
Movement Studies program in Berkeley, CA.
Heather Gillette is most proud to be serving her alumni, Santa
Ana College, since 2001. Passionate
about teaching, she is interested in discovering the potential in each person, celebrating
students’ achievements, however great or small, and building strong
relationships with colleagues that are based on genuineness. Finding great value and deep meaning in her
work, she thrives on creating experiences that promote new possibilities and
success. Knowing that when this happens,
bridges are built that connect each individual to something greater than us,
the unity of humankind.