Heather Liskiewitz, Artistic DirectorHeather Liskiewitz is the Artistic Director of the Young People’s Ballet for the 2016-2017 Season, after spending the past 4 years as a rehearsal assistant for the company. She is also the Ballet Mistress for the Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble and is a teacher at the CARE Conservatory of Ballet.

Heather received her early training with Judy Genson and performed with CARE Ballet in Grand Rapids, MI. She went on to dance with Gem City Ballet and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

She has performed professionally with the Minnesota Ballet, Ballet San Antonio, Continental Ballet, and the Illinois Ballet. She continues to perform as a freelance dancer with companies throughout the U.S.. In addition to works created for the Young People’s Ballet Theatre, she has choreographed for Wright State University, Gem City Ballet, and Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.