Wednesday, February 1, 2012
New Age of Activism top 12: Cassidy Haley& The Catalyst
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Cassidy Haley was born in Oakland, California, and grew up in the nearby city of Richmond, California. He is the son of a lesbian mother and a gay father, and has three sisters and two brothers. His ancestors are mainly Irish, Scottish, German, French, and Native American. As a teenager he was part of the Bay Area rave scene. Haley was among the 1999 WTO protestors in Seattle and has cited this as a formative experience in his life.
Haley has performed with multiple circuses over the years including the avant-garde cirque nouveau Lucent Dossier Experience at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and El Circo. He performs stiltwalking and silks aerial; he performed on stilts in Las Vegas on Halloween in 2009. Haley developed design and sewing skills making costumes for himself and other circus performers, which he has applied in two clothing design companies and for his band costumes and music videos. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in music and fashion.
More about Cassidy HERE