Hayley Descavich began her training at Stoneleigh Burnham School in Greenfield, Massachusetts. She graduated from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance Pedagogy in 2012. While at Hartt she studied ballet with Hilda Morales, Debra Collins Ryder, and Samantha Dunster. She performed works by Shannon Gillen and Charlotte Griffen. She was recently affiliated with Cirque du Solei. She has participated in intensive programs with AlivinAiley, David Parsons, and Paul Taylor. This summer she showcased her choreography, Descavich Choreography, at the Secret Theatre in Queens. She holds a Pilates certification. Hayleys teaching experience includes Sorvino Dance Intensive in Massachusetts, and University of Hartford Hartt School Community Division emphasis on teaching children. She has actively volunteered in local theater and children’s workshops, choreographing and teaching dance. Hayley is very excited to join the faculty at Joffrey ballet and to share her love of dance with her students!