Hayley Tavonatti began her training in Tracy, CA under the direction of Deborah Skinner. In 2011 she began training full time at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in New York City where she performed soloist and corps roles in The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Harlequinade, Cavalry Halt, and The Little Humpbacked Horse. She received additional training from the Peninsula Ballet Theatre and the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. Most recently, Hayley spent two years as an apprentice with Oklahoma City Ballet where she danced in Giselle, Paul Vasterling’s Peter Pan, George Balanchine’s Serenade, and Robert Mills’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
1.) What is your favorite Eugene business?
Down to Earth
2.) What is your favorite Eugene restaurant?
Novo Latin Table
3.) What is your favorite pastime outside of rehearsal and performance?
My favorite pastime is cooking and finding new recipes