Hayden Slaff is a professionally trained ballet dancer, who currently lives in the Orlando area. He presently dances for the Walt Disney World Company full time as a principal equity dancer at The Festival of the Lion King as well as Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire on Cinderella’s Castle Stage. Along with this he is a dancer at Universal Orlando Resorts, SeaWorld Orlando, and gigs with multiple companies in the area. Before his career at Disney World he danced for ballet companies such as The Washington Ballet in D.C., Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina, & Charleston Ballet. Hayden Slaff was born and raised in New Jersey, however, went to The HARID Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL for his entire high school career. He has his pedagogy degree in the Vaganova Schooling of Ballet, allowing him to teach years 1-8 within the program.