Popular South African Soprano and recording artist Haylea Heyns is signed to David Gresham Records. Her debut single “Feels Like Christmas” is available on all digital music platforms including iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music and Deezer.
Heyns studied a BA: Music & Drama Performance, graduating Cum Laude, and specialises in Light Classical Music, Musical Theatre and more.
Recent performances include singing the British National Anthem “God Save The Queen” at the England vs South Africa International Rugby Test Match at Emirates Airline Park (Ellis Park) in June 2018, and a principal role in the London Westend production of “The Sound Of Music” presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Really Useful Group, David Ian Productions and Pieter Toerien Productions where she played Baroness Elsa Schraeder on the international tour to the Philippines, Singapore, China, Macau, Colombo and South Africa. (September 2017 – May 2018.)
Other recent performances include soloist with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra in “Music of The Night” – the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Friends conducted by Richard Cock (June 2017);
The title role in KickstArts’s family pantomime “Sleeping Beauty” where she played Princess Rose (2017); a leading role alongside actor/comedian Aaron Mcilroy in “Funny Father Christmas” where she played Santa’s sweet-voiced wife, Mary Christmas (2016); as Rapunzel in Steven Sondeim’s “Into The Woods” (2016); as Mama Ogre and the Sugarplum Fairy in “Shrek: The Musical” at The Lyric Theatre, Johannesburg (2016); and first soprano / ensemble in KickstArt’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2015).
– The role of Cinderella in Pieter Toerien’s “Into The Woods” –
Theatre On The Bay: Feb / March 2019
Pieter Toerien Theatre at Monte Casino: March / April 2019