Hayley is 21 and comes from Swansea. She started dance at the age of four with the Pearl Wiseman Stage School, where she performed in many shows including: The Bumbles of Mumbles and The Pied Piper. She then studied ballet, tap and modern dance at the Maria Evans Dance Academy for 11 years. In 2001 she performed her way to the All England Dance Festival finals held in the Peacock Theatre, London, winning four gold medals and one silver medal. She also gained invaluable experience at the Mark Jermin Stage School playing various roles including Diana in A Chorus Line. She sang on the soundtrack of the film Evita and won a singing competition on ITV’s Mad for It. At 16 she went to Gorseinon College where she did a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts where she was accepted for a scholarship at Arts Educational School. At 18 Hayley was thrilled to win the Dunvant Male Voice Choir, Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year in 2005 and was honoured to be invited back as a guest performer the following two years. She graduated this year from Arts Educational where she attained a first class honours degree in musical theatre. Whilst in Arts she played Eve in Children of Eden, Mrs Machin in The Card, Muzzy Van Hossmere in Thoroughly Modern Millie and ensemble in Carousel. She also performed in the all-star cast of The Follies at the London Palladium and was chosen to represent the school in the Stephen Sondheim Singing Competition. Her first professional work was at the Regent’s Park Theatre, London, performing in Lady Be Good and as Nancy in The Boy Friend.
The role of Alice Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington at the Swansea Grand