Education: BS in American Dance Pedagogy from Oklahoma City University
Year Joined: 2015
Classes Taught: Beginning Tap, Intermediate/Advanced Tap
Danielle began her dance career at the age of two and a half, dancing at a number of local dance studios throughout the years, and started dancing competitively at the age of eight. She continued her studies throughout high school, and attended summer dance camps with Energy Source Dance Company and Oklahoma City University, as well as dancing in the Saydel High School Marching Band color guard for four years.
She also danced competitively in solo and group dances for ten years, as well as dancing in Nutcracker productions with Iowa Dance Theatre, Principle Dance Corps and Carol Tetmeyer Dance Studio.
After graduation from high school, Danielle decided to pursue her dance studies at Oklahoma City University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in American Dance Pedagogy (teacher). While there, she danced with the American Spirit Dance Company as well as dancing in the student choreography shows. During her senior year there, she taught and choreographed for students in the Community Dance Center, the University’s dance studio for children and college students, and managed and organized the studio dance recital. While pursuing her studies there, Danielle studied under Jo Rowan and Brian Marcum, as well as various dance faculty. While at Oklahoma City University, Danielle studied tap, jazz, ballet, pointe and musical theater as well as studio management and teaching.
Danielle currently works full-time as a front desk specialist for a local printing company, with aspirations of teaching dance full-time.