Open-minded, determined and business oriented is the best way to describe Heather Aucoin. At the age of 5 she began to get in touch with her heritage of Highland Dancing, since then she has expanded and continues to train in styles such as; Jazz, ballet, lyrical, modern, contemporary, salsa, ballroom, and urban styles.
Heather has completed her Intermediate Checcetti Ballet exams, as well as Scottish Award 5 exams for both Highland and National in Highland Dance.
Heather has trained with a wide variety of teachers as well as choreographers over the years at various studios, conventions and workshop, which has allowed herself to grow as a person and dancer. She has competed in many competitions in Highland, winning awards such as overall points for the day, any many other aggregate trophies that show her hard work.
In 2009, Heather was asked to go to Taiwan, where she performed at the International Keelung Mid-Summer Ghost Festival. She was put to the test of dancing on a floating stage, on the side of a mountain and had the honour of dancing for the president of Taiwan.
Currently she is training in the scholarship program at Drive Dance Centre. Where she has had opportunities, to dance in Marianas Trench music video, "Celebrity Status," many short films such as "The Education of Wendy Winconsin," "Dance Is Contagious," and "Tomorrow, or Someday"
She was also lucky enough to have the experience of dancing in the closing ceremonies of Vancouver 2010 Olympics. As a mountie, she performed along side Michael Bublé and other "Made In Canada" cast members.
Heather’s passion, open-mindedness, determination, and hard work will make her successful as she ventures into her professional career.
She has performed in live shows such as “For The Luv of It,” The 2010 Closing Ceremonies as a Mountie along side Michael Buble, The International Ghost Festival in Taiwan, As well as dancing for the band Delhi 2 Dublin throughout BC, and Taiwan.
She was cast as a principal dancer in Stef Lang’s music video “Slave2Love,” and can be seen in other music videos and films such as Marianas Trench, and Ash Koley, 72hr Film Festival and Crazy 8’s Productions.
Heather is excited to perform, choreograph and grow as she ventures into her career as a professional dancer.