BIOGRAPHY

Dallyn Bayles

Executive Director

From Green River, Utah, Dallyn Vail Bayles is a professional actor, singer and recording artist. He performed with the Broadway touring company of The Phantom of the Opera, understudying and performing the roles of the Phantom and Raoul. He played Enjolras on the Broadway tour of Les Misérables, and was also part of the show’s China premiere engagement starring Colm Wilkinson as Jean Valjean. In New York City, Bayles performed with Stephen Schwartz and Norm Lewis in the reading of Schwartz's musical, Children of Eden, playing the role of Adam. He has performed leading roles in regional theater productions across the country including: Edward Rochester (Jane Eyre), Archibald Craven (The Secret Garden), Sid in (Pajama Game), John Wilkes Booth (Assassins), Jud Fry (Oklahoma!), Billy Crocker (Anything Goes), Godfrey Cass (world premiere production of The Weaver of Raveloe), Father (Ragtime), Emile de Becque (South Pacific), and Count Chandon (Phantom). Bayles is a member of Actors' Equity Association.

Bayles portrayed Hyrum Smith in the films Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration and Emma Smith: My Story. He is also featured in several “Mormon Messages” short films. Other LDS Church production credits include portraying Joseph Smith in the Nauvoo Pageant, Joseph the Carpenter in Savior of the World, and Alma Richards in Light of the World, performed during the 2002 Winter Olympics.

A sought after concert soloist, Bayles has performed in Carnegie Hall, and with several distinguished musicians and performers such as Frank Wildhorn, Rebecca Luker, Matthew Morrison, Hayley Westenra, Jenny Oaks Baker and Kurt Bestor. Bayles was honored to perform as a soloist with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at past LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson’s 85th birthday celebration. He has also soloed with the choir on “Music and the Spoken Word,” and with the Utah Symphony in the Deer Valley Concert Series. Bayles has recorded three solo albums and has songs featured in the movies 17 Miracles and Ephraim’s Rescue.

Bayles completed his MFA in Musical Theatre at The Boston Conservatory, and earned his BFA in Music Dance Theatre from Brigham Young University. He was honored to receive the 2017 Utah Governor’s Mansion Performing Artist Award, and the 2012 BYU Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award. 

In addition to his performing career, Bayles has worked at Brigham Young University as adjunct faculty in theatre and music, and as a guest director. He has also worked as a full-time seminary teacher, voice teacher, and master class instructor.

Bayles and his wife, Rachel, reside in Orem, Utah, and are the proud parents of five children.