Adjudicator / Choreographer / Guest Instructor
Danielle started dancing at the age of three at her mother’s studio and quickly realized that she would like to take over her mother’s legacy. 30 years later, Danielle is the co-director of Studio Encore Dance Centre, Director of the Encore Elite Dance Company and Owner of To The Beat Dance Challenge.
Danielle is a certified Dance instructor through the American Ballet Theatre and a certified Gymnastic coach. She has worked with Riverdance, the Alberta ballet, Rising Moment Talent Agency, Rebecca Davies and many other companies in Canada and the United States. Her dancers have performed professionally in music videos, film and dance companies across Canada.
Her strength is recognizing the work it takes to build a strong foundation for dancers and the many types of studios with different skills and development. Danielle’s teaching style is to develop intelligent dancers that can recognize the foundation and proper development to achieve maximum effect and develop advance skills. She works with Rebecca Davies and the radar technique to develop safe tricks and jumps. Danielle teaches in all styles and has been working with dancers for over 15 years. She prides herself in being a teacher that enjoys working with students at all staging of their careers and help grow their foundation of dance.