Image: The cast of Half Time.
At the age of 78, stage legend Nancye Hayes is not shy of learning new dance steps. The dancer/singer extraordinaire is learning the art of hip hop, as the lead in the Australian premiere of the Half Time, at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, named in her honour. David Spicer reports.
Nancye Hayes proves that you can teach an older hoofer a new trick. At the early stages of learning the role of kindergarten teacher Dorothy in the musical Half Time, she has commenced classes in hip hop.