Hayden first started dancing at his high school in Vancouver, BC with urban dance styles like Bboying, House, Popping and Hip Hop. After deciding to pursue a career in dance he trained for two years at the Drive Scholarship Program. There he studied many other styles from Ballet and Jazz to Ballroom and Contact Improve, as well as introducing him to contemporary dance. His true passion now lies in mixing his knowledge of urban dance like musicality, power, and isolation, with the techniques of contemporary dance like improve, artistic exploration and patience.
In the commercial scene Hayden has worked on music videos for artists such as Ash Koley, and Nelly Furtado, movies like Jinxed and Step Up 5, as well as live events for groups like Warner Brothers and the 2010 Winter Olympics. As a Contemporary Dancer he has worked with large shows like Kinesis Dance’s Box4, Shay Kuebler’s Karoshi, 605’s Inheritor Album, Marta Marta Hops Speaking in Ligeti. He has also trained with many companies such as RUBBERBANDance, and EDAM Dance.
Hayden strives to master every task he is confronted with, from starting dance late he understands the push that is needed, and is using all of his knowledge to step into the world of acting. He is actively working to balance a career in both the Contemporary and Commercial dance, as well as developing his own style to make his own stamp in the dance world.