Jason has his Bachelor's in Theatre and a Master's in Special Education. He has performed professionally on stages from New York to Los Angeles, on television and in film. He was 2018 Los Angeles Unified School District Teacher of the Year and is currently the Director of Monroe High School Drama College and Lead Teacher for Arts, Media and Entertainment.
When two creative and silly people meet, combine their lives and create a family, it is a beautiful thing.
Kissing In A Tree Productions was born out of this family, with several years of writing, producing, acting, and directing experience behind it.
With a focus on sweet, magical and family oriented films, Jason Hayes and Michelle Merring create stories to engage the imagination, telling funny, quirky tales that can make you think.
Kissing In A Tree Productions prioritizes joy and laughter in every feature, short or Web series it creates.
As the company grows and expands, we are committed to sharing the beauty found in the ordinary and the magic we all possess.
Michelle is an actress of stage and screen: from off-Broadway in Spiritwoman at the Harold Clurman Theatre to Viola on General Hospital. Michelle is also a teaching artist with Dream A World Education where she is teaching theater to Elementary school children. A graduate of NYU Tisch, Michelle studied at the Stella Adler Academy.
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