Danielle has been a dancer at NCDA since the age of five and has studied under Valerie Gooding, Andrei Govorov and Heather Pate. She was one of the original company members of Diamond Cut Dancers. She won many awards to match her graceful and polished style. She was a company member of “Ballet Elite of Delaware” dance company and has performed in the Nutcracker. In December 2003, Danielle received the lead role as “Clara” performing on Pointe and working with outstanding professional dancers. She is a full-time, school teacher who specializes in working with students with special needs. Danielle’s patience and upbeat personality has captured the hearts and attention of hundreds of students over the years, which allows her to build on the skills of our beginner dancers.