Brittany Hetherington is a 2012 graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and a minor in dance. Under the instruction of Gretchen Studlien-Webb & Elizabeth Staruch, she performed and choreographed as a member of the University Dance Company during all four years of her undergraduate studies. Brittany currently performs with West Chester University’s Alumni Dance Chapter, and served as their Associate Treasurer from 2015-2017.
Additionally, she has had the pleasure of performing at Sesame Place in their Entertainment Department, as well as being a part of their leadership staff for eight seasons. Her leadership positions included Stage Manager, Dance Captain, and Assistant Manager of Performers. In 2014, Brittany was offered a position on Sesame Street Live’s west coast tour, thanks to her performance career at Sesame.
Brittany is an alumni of Wendy’s Dance Center, starting at the age of three and danced through her senior year of high school. Throughout her time at Wendy’s Brittany has had the opportunity to dance competitively, perform in Disney World, and perform locally at nursing homes as a part of WDC’s “Traveling Feet”- all while under the instruction of several of CDT’s current staff members. Upon college graduation, Brittany began teaching at Wendy’s Dance Center, both recreational and competitive classes. Brittany is very excited to be a part of the Contempro Dance Theatre staff, and to share her passion of dance. She hopes to inspire her students just as her teachers inspired her!