HEATHER STAR BENSON
Empowering others to shine brighter
Everyone deserves time and space
to be inspired, creative and innovative.
- Heather Star
Artist |Producer | Lecturer
Heather Benson is a dance artist, producer and lecturer that has worked within the USA, UK and beyond. She is a former company member of Dallas Black Dance Theatre II, Urban Bush Women and Philadanco! Now residing in London, Heather serves as a Horton Technique lecturer within various institutions and programmes, including Artistry Youth Dance, WAC Arts and University of Roehampton. In addition to her performance and teaching experience, she supports individuals and organisations as a project manager, strategic consultant and creative producer. Heather's portfolio includes One Dance UK, British Council, Kauma Arts, Dickson Mbi and more.
PASSIONATELY WORKED WITH
“She is a wonderfully skilled dancer, an outstanding performer and a joy to work with. Heather is totally dependable and you can use all the complimentary terms to describe her as a professional; trustworthy, skilled, reliable, knowledgeable, respectful, honorable, etc.”
Founder of Philadanco!
“Heather’s work is absolutely remarkable; she is passionate, well-rounded, focused, and creative. I don’t think I would have been able to complete my masterclass series without her.”
Artist at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
“Through private lessons and individual guidance, Heather helped me to develop the technique while still at school in London.”