Colleen Hayes is a Frederick, Maryland native currently based in New York City. She graduated from James Madison University with a BA in Theatre and Dance and a concentration in Musical Theatre. She has performed all over the country with the first national tour of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, as well as in several regional theaters including Tony Award winning Signature Theatre. She most recently finished playing Patsy in the sold out run of CRAZY FOR YOU at Signature Theatre (nominated for multiple Helen Hayes awards). She has been in productions of WEST SIDE STORY (Velma), CABARET, THE PRODUCERS, RENT (Maureen), A CHORUS LINE (Sheila), HOW TO SUCCEED…(Hedy) and many others including the Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson World Premiere of DINER (Carol Heathrow). Her choreography credits include BATBOY: THE MUSICAL (JMU) and CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (TJStage). When she’s not performing, you’ll find her behind the judges table adjudicating for DanceXplosion talent competition as well as teaching and choreographing, most recently for Belvoir Terrace (performing arts intensive) and guest artist at The Dance Zone and Dance Unlimited.