Aimée Hayes

Adjunct Professor

M.F.A., Tulane University

As artistic director of Southern Rep Theatre, Aimée Hayes has focused on new play development, producing and directing many writers during her tenure, including Christina Quintana, Andrew Hinderaker, John Biguenet, Eric Coble, Zayd Dohrn, Catherine Filloux, Jim Fitzmorris, Ross Maxwell, Tarell McCraney, Peter McElligott, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Joe Sutton, and Steve Yockey. As Producing Artistic Director she has also overseen the incorporation of a new slate of new play development programs into Southern Rep’s Lagniappe Series including its new collaborative playwriting model, 4-D; Debauchary!; The New Play Bacchanal; and The Ruby Prize, a cash award to a female playwright of color. At Southern Rep: A Doll's House: Part 2 The Wolves, All The Way, Colossal, Airline Highway, Detroit, Venus in Fur, Red, Speech & Debate, Grey Gardens, and The Lily's Revenge, as well as numerous works by Tennessee Williams. Regional: Detroit (Theatre Squared); Venus in Fur (Geva). 2016 finalist Stage Director and Choreographer Society’s Zelda Fichandler Award. TCG board: co-chair of TCG Alumni Board. Hayes has taught voice and speech, directing, and acting at Tulane University, Ole Miss, and University of New Orleans.

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659 Monroe Hall
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Loyola University New Orleans 
Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance 
6363 St. Charles Ave. 
Campus Box 155 
New Orleans, LA 70118

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(504) 865-2047
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