Heather Adams – Ballet for Kiddos
Heather began her professional career in Phoenix in High School. She later attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and moved to New York shortly after graduating. After a few years of dance there, she found the Rocky Mountains of Montana.
Heather founded the DDC almost 10 years ago. She serves as ED and teaches ballet, modern, jazz, swing, salsa, kids, Flamenco, private lessons, and musical theatre classes. She continues to be involved in the community, teaching and performing at various Missoula events, festivals, parties and volunteering her time to local non-profits. She was on staff at the University of Montana School of Theater and Dance for 5 years as the Jazz Adjunct Instructor and has worked with the Missoula Children’s Theater for 14 years as a performer and choreographer for community shows and summer camps.
Heather has choreographed and performed in many shows including, Noises Off, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Forbidden Broadway, Fiddler on the Roof, Evita, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Chicago, West Side Story, HAIR, Footloose, Music Man, 9 to 5, and The Nutcracker.
Ella McMillion – Hip Hop for Kiddos
Ella began taking dance since a young age. She has studied everything from Scottish Highland to Ballet, Modern, and Jazz. She enjoys being on the stage, and has been involved in multiple musicals within the community! She has most recently been seen as “Ariel” Missoula Community Theatre’s The Little Mermaid, “The Ghost of Christmas Past” in A Christmas Carol The Musical, and part of the dance ensemble in Mama Mia!
Over the summer Ella completed her second year of MCT’s Next Step Prep Academy for Musical Theatre, and as a senior at Loyola Sacred Heart she is hoping to pursue a degree in Musical Theatre after graduation.