Using her extensive background in comedy, physical theatre, meditative studies, and ensemble creation, Hailey offers a unique fusion within the realm of theatrical creation. This is brought in full force when it comes to her students. Viewing theatre as a healing art, her focus is to empower the individual through ensemble creation. It is a true dance of collaboration with all involved. Her classes tend to be pretty transformative for those who participate fully, assisting in bringing confidence in many areas of life!
Watching people make discoveries and breakthroughs-- both in character and in themselves.
Hailey teaches with incredible enthusiasm and support. She is also a very talented director. I always trusted her ideas when she directed my clown show.
Great energy and excellent in creating a safe, open environment to create and play. If you want to try something like this Haley is the person you want to do it with.
I like to first have them share any old monologues they have worked on in the past. If they are new to the performance world, we'll play some games/do some warm-ups so I can gage where they are at and then move forward from there.
My dad owns comedy clubs, so it's in my bones from when I was a toddler on.
I've been performing in front of audiences since I was three.
I have my bachelors degree in Theatre Performance from the University of Missouri: Kansas City.
Prograduate, professional training from Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre.
Have done many immersions in comedy. Studying with the tops clowns in the business! Also continuous education in improv comedy at Second City and Groundlings.
First conversation together via phone or skype is free.
after that is $30 a lesson.
or $100 for a four lesson package.
Volunteered at a youth organization in Kansas City.
Started teaching with a couple local theatre companies after college.
Then started offering my own programs when I was traveling as an effort to get theatre into more rural communties!
Students at young as four, and adults approaching 82!
When I was in India, I had to learn how to teach physical theatre without using language-- cause few of us had a common one to share, besides that of the heart, emotion and physicality! It was incredible how well we came to understand each other and transform the spaces we were in with our creative process!
Be ready to be silly and serious at the same time.
What are you hoping to gain from lessons? Why are you passionate about this work? And how is this displayed through your commitment to growth?
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