Born and raised on the west coast of Canada, Haylee Nichele received her early professional training at Art Umbrella (Vancouver, BC) and her post secondary training at The Juilliard School (BFA, 2011). Since her graduation, Haylee has been working as a freelance dancer in NYC and LA. In NYC she’s worked for Puchdrunk’s Sleep No More as Lady MacDuff, Third Rail Projects Then She Fell as Alice, and she currently works for Adam Barruch’s Sweeney Todd, Brian Brooks Moving Company, Kate Watson-Wallace and the Met Opera. In LA she’s taught at LMU, and has danced for BODYTRAFFIC, and Clairobscur. Her choreography has been performed nationally and internationally. Haylee is overjoyed to be joining Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre as a core company member!