Danielle is thrilled to be choreographing “The Wizard of Oz” for BAL this summer! She has had the good fortune to work all over the country as a performer, teacher, director and choreographer. Danielle’s recent performing credits include “The Pajama Game” and “Jerry’s Girls” at the Gallery Players here in Park Slope, “Motel Rasdell” directed by Tony Award winner Michele Pawk and The Evil Queen in “Snow White and the Battle for Pittsburgh”at the Heights Players. Other performing credits include: Lisa and u/s for Sophie in the original Las Vegas Company of “Mamma Mia!,” Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” (TUTS in Houston), Velma Kelly in “Chicago”, Sally Bowles in “Cabaret”, Erma in “Anything Goes” directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge and the Snow Queen in “Snow Queen” for the late film director Garry Marshall. Danielle’s New York City teaching experience includes instruction in music theatre, dance, acting and choreography with various companies throughout the city including Applause, Stagecoach and New York Kids Club. Other teaching experience includes heading the musical theatre instruction for a number of camps and afterschool enrichment programs in Vero Beach, Florida; jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop instructor and choreographer for StarStruck Performing Arts Center in Stuart, Florida, where she choreographed their 2010 main stage production of “Hair”; head dance instructor and choreographer for Triple Threat Theatre Camp in West Orange, New Jersey; a musical theatre/dance instructor for Performing Arts Workshops in Los Angeles, and a ballroom instructor for Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Denville, New Jersey. Recent directing credits include “Bugz” and “A Magical Starry Night”. Choreography credits include “Making the Rounds”, “The Things I Learned in Grade School,” “2 x 5 by Kander and Ebb,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and “Conestoga Stories”. A performer since the age of 6, Danielle holds a BFA in Music Theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia.
Wizard of Oz: Choreographer
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