Hayley Jean Blackburn

Born in Bedfordshire, Hayley trained at The Royal Ballet School and, aged 15, received a commendation at the finals of The Young British Dancers of the Year Competition. After graduation she joined The Vanemuine Theatre Ballet where she has been working as a principal dancer performing roles such as Giselle, Raymonda and the Sugar Plum Fairy. She created the role of Aurora in Paar Isberg’s production of The Sleeping Beauty and the role of Belle in Silas Stubbs’ production of Beauty and the Beast.