Brianne Hayes

Administrative Director

Brianne Hayes

Brianne Hayes has been with The Clive Davis Institute since its very early days in 2005 after leaving her job as a high school drama teacher in Richmond, VA, and moving to Brooklyn, NY. Between 2006 and 2010, she earned two graduate degrees from NYU, the first in Performing Arts Administration and the second in Educational Theatre, both through the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, & Human Development. 

She began her time at CDI as the first Administrative Aide of the department, and as the department expanded, she became the first Administrative Coordinator. Now, in her role as Administrative Director, she is integral to the big picture planning and development for the Institute and oversees all day-to-day administrative activities, including managing the annual budget, advising and assisting students with issues, leading the admissions process, and scheduling courses and hiring faculty, etc. - you name it!


M.A. New York University - Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities '10
M.A. New York University - Performing Arts Administration '08
B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University - Theatre Performance / Theatre Education '01


NYU Distinguished Administrator Award / 2019-2020