Heather Hentila graduated from Penn State with a degree in Psychology, while attending a regional performance academy for acting. Upon graduation, Heather joined Vanessa Silva in developing Footlight Entertainment, and subsequently Footlight Studios℠, with the vision of creating relevant and complex characters they not only wanted to portray as actors, but to be able to see more of on television and in films.
Heather has appeared and starred in various commercials, stage productions, web series, episodic television and films. In addition to regional performance academies, she has trained with The Groundlings for improvisation and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts for performance and instruction. She also has training in firearms with former members of the United States Marine Corp.
Behind the camera, Heather uses her degree in psychology to aid in character development and story arcs, as both a producer and director.