Artistic Director/Dancer, Heidi Latsky Dance
Heidi Latsky, a native Montrealer, first received recognition with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (1987-1993) and Goldhuber & Latsky (1993-2000). In 2001, she founded Heidi Latsky Dance and in 2006 began incorporating people with disabilities. In 2009, she was chosen by Creative Capital Foundation as one of four choreographers nationally to receive a three-year award for her work GIMP.
Latsky’s range of work is as varied as guest speaking at venues like Harvard University and Chicago Humanities Festival, creating works for students and contemporaries, teaching performance skills and performing at TEDxWomen. Latsky advocates for disability rights serving on the Dance/NYC Disability Task Force and sustains relationships with the Mayor’s Office. She has a BA in Psychology with Honors from Carleton University, receiving the Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement. She was the recipient in 2016 and 2017 of the Arts for ELLs & Students with Disabilities Grant Program. Latsky’s training technique MARS (Mindful Activation Release Study) is currently being taught at Gibney.