is an Award-winning Choreographer, Creative Director, Dramaturg and currently Associate Artistic Director of Zoonation: The Kate Prince Company.

With 2 decades under her belt across film, television, stages and events. Dannielle was an assistant choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance (BBC) and later took all female dance company Boadicea into the finals of Got to Dance (Sky One). Dannielle was an assistant choreographer and dance captain on the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony and soon after joined forces with leader of Britain’s Got Talent winners, Diversity; Ashley Banjo.

Dannielle went on to choreograph in the Diversity Arena tours ‘Digitized’,’Limitless’, ‘Limitless The Reboot’, ‘Up Close and Personal’ and The ITV Diversity Special. Dannielle was associate choreographer for ’Into the Hoods Remixed’ and associate choreographer on ‘Everybody’s talking about Jamie’ West End, The UK Tour, The Movie and the Australian tour. She was associate choreographer on ‘An Officer and a Gentleman at the Leicester Curve and was Associate Director on the Olivier Nominated musical ‘Sylvia’ The Musical at The Old Vic.

As Artistic Director of Zoonation Youth Company Birmingham, Dannielle Directed ‘Groove on down the Road’ at Wolverhampton Arena Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome and Southampton Mayflower theatre. Dannielle choreographed ‘In The Willows’ The Musical and Dick Whittington at the National theatre. Nominated best Movement Director for The Sun The Moon The Stars at Stratford Theatre Royal and was awarded Best Choreography on Fantastically Great Women who Changed The World. Dannielle West End Choreographed debuted with Derren Browns Unbelievable.

Dannielle was a mentor and Judge on BBC Young Dancer. Dannielle work as Creative Director saw her curate the opening of The East Bank: Olympic park and curating ITV’s NYE Bash. Dannielle Business Coaching has led her to help launch and scale 100s Creative Female Entrepreneurs, train mindset to 1000’s of creatives and build her community The Elevation Nation.

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Director Credits

Twice In Time (Royal Opera House)

Co-Direction Credits

Mixtape: A 20 Years celebration of ZooNation, Sadlers Wells

Creative Direction Credits

  • East Bank Opening Ceremony, (Olympic Park)
  • EuroVision (Alexandra Burke)
  • ITV New Years Bash

Associate Director Credits

Sylvia (Old Vic) 

Choreographer Credits

  • Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World (UK Tour, Stratford East, Edinburgh Festival)
  • Hey Duggee Live (UK Tour & Southbank Centre)
  • To The Streets! (China Plate Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome)
  • The Sun, The Moon & The Stars (Stratford East)
  • Dick Whittington (National Theatre)
  • In The Willows (Underbelly London)
  • Unbelievable (Criterion Theatre, West End)

Associate Choreographer 

  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie - West End (also Resident Director), UK & Australian Tours and Feature Film.
  • Into The Hoods Edinburgh & Peacock 
  • Into The Hoods Remixed
  • An Officer & A Gentleman – Leicester Curve

Assistant Choreographer 

  • London 2012 Opening Ceremonies
  • So You Think You Can Dance (BBC)


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