Danielle hails from Downingtown, Pennsylvania; an alumni of Mercyhurst College class of 2010 with a double major in dance and secondary education mathematics. During her college career she had opportunities to work closely with artists such as Elena Estanol, Bill Evans, Erin Tisdale, Momix Dance Company, and Valerie Valentine. Throughout her college career, Danielle performed as a company member of SoMar Dance Works; in addition to being a dancer for the Mercyhurst Laker Shakers Dance Team and the Erie Bayhawks AAA NBA dance team. Upon college graduation, Danielle began work for Princess Cruises as a dancer, ballet specialist, and company performance manager. She was fortunate enough to sail the seas aboard the Dawn, Emerald, and Grand Princess for four years. Danielle currently works as the administrative assistant to the Mercyhurst University Dance Department and the advisor to the dance club. She is currently in her seventh year as an instructor at Erie Dance Conservatory and as a Rehearsal Director for Erie Contemporary Ballet Theatre. She has had the honor of choreographing for the Dawn Princess with Princess Cruiselines, Regional Dance America Northeast, Mercyhurst University Dance Department, Cleveland Ballet Conservatory, Erie Contemporary Ballet Theatre, and Erie Dance Theatre. This is her third year as the Mercyhurst University Dance Team coach, and most recently earned her MFA in Choreography.