Director of the upcoming film, 'A love letter to Brian, Lesley and Michelle' Hettie is a Broadway actress, a director, a choreographer, and the founder of ‘Create A Space NOW’ an interactive social platform that uses performing arts and multimedia to further discussion around #blacklivesmatter and the recent events and race relations in America. Nominated for a 2017 New York Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Choreography, Hettie has performed nationally and internationally and on Broadway in the production's “Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark”, Tony Award-winning “FELA!" (original cast), and the Tony award-nominated “Leap Of Faith” (original cast).In 2014 Hettie, opened ‘Movement & Characters’, a school dedicated to providing industry level, professional classes in the performing arts for students of all ages, levels, and financial backgrounds, operating in Greater New York & New York City.
Hettie Graduated from Columbia College in Chicago, IL and currently, is completing her Master of Fine Arts, in Interdisciplinary Studies-Performance Creation at GODDARD College. Offstage, Hettie has taught at several Colleges and Universities and continues to use her art as therapy for people in need, receiving awards for her outreach and service in communities including The NAACP's "Top 21 Leaders 40 & Under Award" In The Fields Of Arts & Culture, Twice Honored As A "Rising Star" By The Young & Powerful For Obama Group, The Shirley Chisholm "Women Of Excellence" Award, Twice Honored "Who's Who Of American Colleges & Universities", and an Honorary Member Of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.