Hayley was 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 and without disabilities. Hayley is a company dancer with Indepen-dance4, an integrated, performance ensemble touring Scotland and beyond. 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).
For Starcatchers Hayley is performing as a dancer in MamaBabaMe at the Festival Fringe 2018.