Heather Walker, Director and Musical Director

Heather Walker, director of the Confetti, Celebration, and Evolution performance troupes, has been directing various groups and musicals for more than 25 years. Recently she was both the director and musical director of Cinderella: A Rock & Roll Fairytale at Spotlight, as she was for Disney’s Frozen JR. and Into the Woods Jr. in previous seasons.

Heather WalkerHeather 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 (including Guys and Dolls, Annie Jr., The Wizard of Oz, Honk! Jr., and Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.) at Spotlight.

Heather has received multiple ariZoni Awards of Theatre Excellence nominations for her musical direction, and received ariZoni and National Youth Arts Award nominations 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.