Haley Van Patten
Haley Van Patten is from Petoskey, Michigan, and grew up training at the Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet. For two years, Van Patten attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, pursuing a BFA in dance. While there, she preformed at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, dancing in a work by Ohad Naharin, as well as a self-choreographed solo. She presented her choreographic work at the Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival’s Youth Performance in 2018 and a screendance in 2020. This year, Van Patten is enjoying her continued work with the CTAC School of Ballet, and looks forward to sharing her love of teaching dance with the Charlevoix Circle of the Arts.