Hayley Shannon
Director of Social Media

Hayley Shannon is a dance and teaching artist based in Seattle since 2013, using dance as a vessel for empowerment and healing. She collaborates with artists and musicians to perform and create work, including as a company dancer (since 2014) with The Three Yells under the direction of Veronica Lee-Baik. Hayley is a faculty member at Creative Dance Center, Spectrum Dance Theater, Velocity Dance Center, Spectrum Dance Theater and a teaching artist with Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Community Education Programs, Silver Kite Community Arts and independently. She began developing Dance Healing workshops in 2016 to invite people of all movement backgrounds into a more authentic connection with themselves and others. In 2015 she was a cultural diplomat for MovementExchange, teaching dance at a university and orphanages in Panama, and in 2016 she studied dance/movement therapy and taught youth from abusive backgrounds in Greece with Dr. Danielle Fraenkel. Hayley has a B.A. in Communications and Dance from Michigan State University and is certified by Anne Green Gilbert’s Summer Dance Institute for Teachers and WA State’s Teaching Artist Training Lab. She also coordinates community outreach programs for Spectrum Dance Theater. She has been a board member of Dance Educators Association of Washington since 2016. www.hayleyshannon.com

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