Monique Haley

Monique Haley (Springfield, VA) is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in performing arts specializing in jazz dance. Recently Monique completed her ninth and finale season with River North Chicago Dance Company. Her 26 years of training in competitive and professional dance experiences include Chris Collins Dance Studio (Alexandria, VA); Gary Pates Superstars Show Troupe (Waldorf, MD); participating in workshops sponsored by Dance Theatre of Harlem and Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago; training with Philadanco, the Philadelphia Dance Company; and working as an instructor at Rivernorth Chicago Dance Co. workshops and Marching Auxiliaries and dance camps in Plano, Tx. Her choreography has been featured in the honorable aids benefit Dance for Life Chicago, and Monique has been a featured dancer in Dance Spirit Magazine, along with small comments featured in Dance Magazine. Monique is a former member of the Bermuda Dance Company and the Eleone Dance Theatre of Philadelphia. In Chicago, she keeps busy as a frequent substitute teacher for Lou Conte and Visceral Dance Studios pro/adv classes, choreographing for high school and professional companies, traveling teaching masters classes to all age groups into the collegiate and professional level throughout the city and the country, also performing in a variety of commercial and industrial events. Recently, Ms. Haley choreographed for the Danny Clark Foundation Annual Celebrity Gala “Le Moulin Rouge, a Night in Paris”, to help raise money to help promote advocacy, education, and outreach programs to those in need. Monique formally was dance captain/ensemble member, as well as an associate choreographer along side the established musical theater director, Jim Corti for the Drury Lane Oakbrook Theater’s off Broadway production of “Aida.” She was also asked to perform as a guest artist with, The Rivernorth Chicago Dance Company for the Busan International Dance Festival in Busan, South Korea this past June. Currently, Monique is the associate choreographer of The Paramount Aurora Theater’s inaugural production of, “My Fair Lady,” and also will play a small feature role as, “Mrs. Potiphar,” in the theaters proceeding production of, “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”