Originally from Sandy, UT. Haylee moved to LA to fulfill her dream of becoming a professional dancer. At an early age Haylee was casted as a principle dancer in the Feature Film “High School Musical 3” where she was introduced to director Kenny Ortega and choreographers Bonnie Story and Chucky Klapow; solidifying her desire to pursue a professional career.
Haylee was last recognized as a CO-STAR on FX’s Limited series Fosse/Verdon, The Marvelous Mrs. Masiel and Grease Live! She is well known for her recurring role as a featured dancer in all 6 seasons of the FOX hit TV show GLEE, choreographed by Zach Woodlee. She was also featured in the GLEE LIVE! 3-D CONCERT MOVIE, and GLEE LIVE TOUR 2010 and 2011. Haylee has appeared in TV shows and Movies such as: Penny Dreadful,VICE, Girl Boss, A Christmas Story Live!, Lucifer, Strange Angel, The Goldberg’s, Bones, Bunheads, The Mindy Project, Switched at Birth, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Dancing with the Stars and General Hospital. Haylee has danced with Neil Patrick Harris in the opening number of the 82nd Academy Awards and Ellen DeGeneres in the 86th Academy Awards. Other credits include a featured role in Gloria Estefan’s music video “Hotel Nacional” performing in the musical Hair at the Hollywood Bowl, touring with Empire of the Sun, and assistant choreographer to Adam Shankman on a Schick Razor Commercial. Her choreography can be see on the MTV’s AWKWARD, Aflac commercials, Music Videos and studios all over the country, Haylee has also joined the Creative Directing team of Mark Swanhart, directing shows such as Dancing with the Stars 2020 Tour and Little Big Shots.
Haylee leads a dance class specialized in helping dancers find depth, color and nuance in their work. She focuses on helping young dancers bring emotion to their art and encourages them to tell their story through beautiful, fluid, long movement while maintaining strong technique and having fun. Haylee has studied and worked in all genres including ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, tap, musical theater and partnering. Coming from a competitively strong technical background, Haylee studied under Liz Imperio, Jackie Sleight, Bonnie Story and Brooke Lipton. The main focus of Haylee’s class will be to inspire dancers to use their talent to truly express themselves as individual artist. Haylee currently teaches master classes, sets choreography, judges competitions, and tours with conventions across the nation.