Heather Kent is the Program Director for the Theatre Production program. She teaches Theatre Properties, Puppetry and Set Design.
Heather has taught Theatre Production at Douglas College in Vancouver, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Newfoundland, and Sheridan College in Oakville. She has worked as a freelance designer and prop builder in Vancouver, Calgary, Banff, and Toronto for the past twenty-five years.
Heather’s love for puppetry arts has led her to study and work with artists from the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, Puppetmongers and Ronnie Burkett. She currently serves on the board for UNIMA Canada (Union Internationale de la Marionnette), Arts 4 All, and Puppetmongers.
Heather is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a B.F.A. in Theatre Design and the University of Victoria with a M.Ed. in Art Education.
As well as her career in theatre, Heather enjoys working on her own artwork in sculpture and metalwork.