Siobhan Hayes

Assistant Artistic Director

Siobhan Hayes

Siobhan joined Stopgap in April 2013. She is a level 1 Franklin Method ™ Educator and uses this training combined with a variety of dance styles to inform her professional practice.

Siobhan graduated in 2009 from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and has worked across the UK with a number of companies including Indeed Dance Company, Wayne Mcgregor | Random Dance the 2012 Big Dance Festival, Royal Academy of Dance Step into Dance Programme and Dance Equation Dancing Digits.

Siobhan’s first collaboration was with Sg2 on Exhibition (dancer and rehearsal director), since then she has collaborated on: The Awakening and You Et Vous – European Project and for Stopgap: The Seafarers (dancer and co-choreographer), Paralympic Torch Ceremony (dancer and assistant choreographer), Where We Begin and The Enormous Room.

Siobhan enjoys opportunities to work with community groups and has choreographed a number of community commissions, most recently pieces for Lantern Dance Theatre, Wessex Dance Academy and Moon Language at The Lights – Andover.

In 2015/2016 Siobhan performed and co-choreographed Crossing Borders (a Stopgap supported piece) this piece then went on tour both nationally and internationally throughout 2016.

Siobhan was interim Co-Artistic Director of Stopgap in 2018 whilst Lucy was on Maternity Leave.