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Ayesha Casely-Hayford: actress and dancer

Ballet and tap by Ayesha Casely-Hayford

Ballet and tap by Ayesha Casely-Hayford

Keeping going

14 October
Ayesha Casely-Hayford HIV Voices

It’s been an interesting experience performing as part of HIV Voices, creating a piece but only performing it for an evening then having weeks and months in between performing it again. Keeping going. An event like HIV Voices, it hasn’t exploded, like the HIV being talked about when I was younger, that surrounded Freddy Mercury’s […]

With You Always

22 April
Ayesha Casely-Hayford blog

With You Always is a new play by BBC award-winning playwright Mark Ralph-Bowman. Ayesha Casely-Hayford | blog John Sailsman (actor, writer, director) is directing us. I’ve never worked with Mark, John or any of the cast for that matter so this is another exciting and new adventure. With You Always looks at western development investment […]

HIV Voices

05 December
HIV Voices

4th December saw the launch of Hugh Wyld’s HIV Voices Hosted by a charity in London, Positive East, we had an evening of discussion and performance. Hugh had a conversation with one of the trustees of the Terrence Higgins Trust, Ant Babajee and I danced to the beat of Hatty Carmen’s drum, including smacking my […]

“That’s the fastest my feet ever moved!”

21 September
Ballet and tap by Ayesha Casely-Hayford

It’s been a bitsy “what’s happening now?” week.  Our short film “Silent Disco” unfortunately didn’t make the shortlist for the Virgin Media Shorts and I had some auditions cancelled due to re-scheduled filming dates. On more active news, the new school term at Morley College has started so my tap and ballet lessons begin again.  […]