Danielle received her early training from Connecticut Dance School and attended the University of Utah where she graduated with a BFA in Ballet Performance and a BS in Business Management. She joined Eugene Ballet in 2008 as an Apprentice, was promoted to the Company in 2011, and Principal in 2015. During her time with EB, Danielle has performed many lead roles including Aurora, Juliet, Cinderella, Myrtha in Giselle, Odette/Odile, the Sugar Plum Fairy, Carmen, and the Snow Queen. She has also been showcased in numerous works by Toni Pimble and guest choreographers Edwaard Liang, Stephanie Martinez, Amy Seiwert, Jessica Lang, and Val Caniparoli to name a few. Most recently Danielle had the privilege of premiering the role of Katherine in Toni Pimble’s latest full length ballet Taming Of The Shrew. Danielle is an instructor for Eugene Ballet Academy and also performs and teaches throughout the northwest. She has had the opportunity to perform as a guest artist with Ballet Hawaii in Septime Webre’s Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Peter Pan, and as the Dark Angel and Waltz Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade. Danielle is a proud mom to her son Luca whom she shares with her husband and fellow principal dancer Mark Tucker.