MEET THE OWNER
Heather Soccio is the owner of "Dance Arts Academy" in Boonton, NJ. She received her B.F.A. in Dance from Montclair State University. She has performed at the Garden State Arts Center, the prestigious Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and toured England, Scotland, and Wales with the New Generation Dance Company. Under her direction, Dance Arts Academy has received many accolades over the 20 plus years it has been in business. From being named #1 in New Jersey and 14th in the Nation by "Dancer Magazine", to being First Overall National Champions, Dance Arts is earning a reputation for excellence and dedication in the dance world.
Heather was on staff at the prestigious Joffrey Ballet in NYC in their summer contemporary jazz intensive program. She is also a guest teacher at the Leon Dance Arts NYC contemporary and jazz dance summer intensive.
Her students have been seen on National television shows and commercials. They have gone on to study dance in college and open up their own successful dance studios. They can also be seen in many Broadway and National Tours such as Beauty and the Beast, Taboo, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Mary Poppins, as well as The New Jersey Nets Dancers.