Dallyn Vail Bayles is a professional actor, singer and recording artist. Bayles performed with the Broadway touring company of The Phantom of the Opera, understudying and performing the roles of Phantom and Raoul. He played Enjolras on the Broadway tour of Les Misérables, and was also part of the show’s China premiere engagement that starred Colm Wilkinson. In New York City, Bayles performed with Stephen Schwartz in the industry reading of his musical, Children of Eden, playing the role of Adam. He has also performed leading roles in several regional theater productions across the country, including Edward Rochester in Jane Eyre (Hale Center Theater Orem), Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden (Village Theatre and HCTO), Billy Crocker in Anything Goes (Greater Lowell Music Theater), Godfrey Cass in the world premiere production of The Weaver of Raveloe (A.R.T.’s Oberon Stage), Father in Ragtime (Hale Centre Theatre), Emile de Becque in South Pacific (HCTO), Count Chandon in Phantom (Fullerton Civic Light Opera), and Pharaoh in Aida (Fiddlehead Theatre). At the Boston Conservatory, Bayles performed the roles of Sid in Pajama Game, John Wilkes Booth in Assassins, and Jud Fry in Oklahoma!. Bayles is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.
As a concert soloist, Bayles has performed across the country and with several distinguished performers and musicians. Bayles recently made his Carnegie Hall debut in Tim Janis’ “The American Christmas Carol,” performing with Matthew Morrison, Sierra Boggess, Hayley Westenra and other stars of stage and screen. He was honored to perform with Rebecca Luker and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at the 85th birthday celebration of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson, and has been a guest soloist with the Choir several times on “Music and the Spoken Word.” Bayles has also performed as a soloist in concerts with Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn, Kurt Bestor, and the Utah Symphony.
On film, Bayles portrays Hyrum Smith in Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration and Emma Smith: My Story, and can be seen in “Mormon Messages,” and in the Liken The Scriptures film series. Bayles has also starred in several LDS Church stage productions, including the Nauvoo Pageant, Savior of the World, and Light of the World.
Bayles has recorded three solo albums, including a Broadway album, Some Enchanted Evening, and two Christian inspirational albums, Song of Redeeming Love and Prayer, and has recordings featured in the films 17 Miracles and Ephraim’s Rescue.
Bayles completed his MFA in Musical Theatre at The Boston Conservatory, and received his BFA in Music Dance Theatre from Brigham Young University. He received the BYU Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award in 2012, and was honored to receive the 2017 Utah Governor’s Mansion Performing Artist Award.
In addition to his performing career, Bayles has worked as adjunct faculty at BYU, as a director, voice teacher, and master class instructor. He and his wife, Rachel, are the proud parents of five children, and reside in Orem, UT. www.dallynvailbayles.com