Master Instruction & Professional Coaching
for performers in film, television & theatre.

Professional dance coach

Dance For The Actor

  • Audition
    • Be a standout.
  • Technique
    • Improve your precision.
  • Self-expression
    • Develop your creative freedom.
  • Confidence
    • Get the job!

  • Currently:
  • Ms. Hayes is teaching two Beginners Acting classes at the Elizabeth Mestlik Acting Studio in North Hollywood. The classes are “Acting Technique” and “The Character in Performance.”
  • She is also teaching an “Acting for Beginners” class at the Los Angeles City College Extension (classes began June 10).

To work in today’s competitive environment, whether beginner or seasoned professional, it is critical to have a dynamic physical presence. You can achieve your goals with Dance for the Actor.


Theresa Hayes
Actress, Director,

In a professional, supportive environment you are going to link passion to proficiency, learn to execute your unique talent with confidence, and have fun while you learn and grow. Don’t wait. Explore the opportunities given in the private instruction of Master Instructor Theresa Hayes.

The Art Career Project LogoTheresa Hayes, past Director of Instruction at the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts, was named by The Art Career Project in 2014 as one of “15 Noteworthy Art Professors in Los Angeles.” Read the article here »

Tomorrow’s success begins today.

“She’s a wonderful teacher. If I was younger, I’d take her class!”
Martin Gage, The Gage Group

“If you’re searching for an experienced, dedicated, and extremely talented dance teacher, find your way to Terri’s class.”
Chuck Cooper, Tony Award winning actor for “The Life”

“A performer who really knows how to teach! Terri Hayes’ classes are perfect for actors and singers! “
Joe Tremaine, Choreographer / Master Instructor / Dance Legend