Scott Hayes

Scott HayesDean
School of Visual & Performing Arts

 Dean Hayes has written five plays (Return to Pacific Grove, Searching for His Heart, His Eyes of Love, Redeeming Love, and The Joseph Secret) and has won the Best Short Drama award in the Christians in Theatre Arts national competition. He is also a professional producer, director and combat choreographer with more than 100 productions to his credit, and he continues to serve as artistic director for the Parable Theatre Company. 

Film/television (SAG) credits include Superbook, The Pallbearer, Hidden Fears, Law and Order, and Central Park West.  Theatrical (AEA) credits include Blood Brothers, The Mousetrap, My Way-A Tribute to Frank Sinatra, The Will Rogers Follies, Misalliance, The Gifts of the Magi, and The Little Prince. 

Mr. Hayes recently celebrated his eighteenth year of teaching, during which he has worked at six universities in the United States and England. In addition to being Dean of the School of Visual & Performing Arts, Mr. Hayes is an associate professor for the Department of Theatre Arts, where he directs and teaches acting courses.

Scott and his wife, Sarah, are the proud parents of three daughters, Emma, Abigail, and Eliza. They live in Forest, Va.