Molly Heller holds an M.F.A. from the University of Utah and is currently an Assistant Professor within the School of Dance. She is the Director of Heartland, a multi-disciplinary collective centralized in Salt Lake City, with performances nationally and internationally. Her research investigates performance as a healing practice and the relationship between physical expression and emotion. Molly has also been on faculty at Westminster College (SLC), SUNY New Paltz (NY), and Dance New Amsterdam (NYC) and has taught for: ODC Dance Commons (San Francisco), Shawl Anderson Dance Center (Berkeley), Utah Valley University, Middlebury College (VT), University of Nebraska at Omaha, Creighton University (NE), Salt Dance Fest (University of Utah), Utah Ballet Summer Intensive (University of Utah), Ririe-Woodbury’s Professional Intensive (SLC), Boise State University, and Balance Dance Company (Boise, ID). Molly’s choreographic work is an extension of her interest in health and wellbeing, as well as an interweaving of theater practices and dance.