Hayley received training at Northern School of Contemporary Dance. After graduating, she undertook an apprenticeship with Indepen-dance, Scotland’s leading inclusive dance company providing dance for those with disabilities. Hayley is a company dancer with Indepen-dance4 touring both nationally and internationally.
With Indepen-dance4, Hayley has toured extensively with diverse works by Stop Gap, Christine Devaney (Curious Seed), Ramesh Meyyappan, George Adams, Laura Jones, Anna Newall and Marc Brew in collaboration with Scottish Ballet.
As a freelance dance artist, Hayley is interested in diverse performance roles and exploring her improvisation practice. She has had the pleasure of performing in works by Marc Brew Company, Curious Seed, Barrowland Ballet, Rosie Kay Dance Company and Retina Dance Company.
Hayley is a dance education specialist delivering on a local and national level. She delivers education for Scottish Ballet (Dance for Parkinson’s Scotland programme, youth and repertoire based activities), Rambert Dance Company (choreographic, education and tour activities), Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures (youth engagement and rehearsing young cast members) and Edinburgh International Festival (school engagement activities).
Hayley was a finalist of the Sunday Herald Culture Awards 2018 for Best Dance Performer.
For Starcatchers, Hayley is performing in MamaBabaMe at the Fringe this year!