Heather Walker, director of the Confetti and Celebration performance troupes, has been directing various groups and musicals for more than 25 years. She was both the director and musical director of Disney’s Frozen JR., the final live show of Spotlight’s 2019-2020 season.
Heather has a bachelor’s degree in music education from Whittier College, and is currently a choral director for 5th-8th graders in the Peoria Unified School District. Heather has music directed several camps and season productions (Guys and Dolls, Annie Jr., The Wizard of Oz, Honk! Jr., Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.) at Spotlight, and was the director of Disney’s Mulan Jr. and Into the Woods Jr. in previous seasons.
Heather has received multiple ariZoni Awards of Theatre Excellence nominations for her musical direction, and received a National Youth Arts Award nomination for directing Into the Woods Jr.
Prior to her director days, Heather did her share of performing as well, in such shows as Bye Bye Birdie, The Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof, and Peter Pan.