Heather vonReichbauer is a professional choreographer and dance educator. She is the Assistant Director of Dance Programs at Rice University and serves as the Artistic Director of Rice Dance Theater. Since moving to Texas in 2012, Heather was chosen to create a new work for Choreographer’s x6 at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, a concert that features six professional choreographers from the Houston area. Her work has been presented at Rice University, Houston Community College, Venturing Out, American Dance Festival’s Acts to Follow, ArtsMash, The Saturday Series, NC Dance Alliance’s Annual Event Showcase, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro Fringe Festival, and Greensboro College.
An experienced educator, Heather has served on the faculty of Greensboro College, Catawba College, Elon University, and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro teaching jazz, tap, modern, and choreography. Heather holds an MFA in Choreography from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BA in Dance from Coker College.
Heather frequently collaborates with her amazing musician husband, William vonReichbauer. She currently resides in Houston, TX with her husband and two very feisty cats
Photo by David Hutchinson