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, the Snow Queen, and Katherine in Taming of the Shrew. 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. Last season while pregnant with her second child, Danielle had the privilege to help set ballets and work alongside the artistic staff and guest choreographers. Danielle is an instructor for Eugene Ballet Academy and also performs and teaches throughout the northwest. She has had the opportunity to work with Ballet Hawaii as a guest artist since 2010 teaching and performing works that include Septime Webre’s Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Peter Pan, as the Dark Angel and Waltz Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade, and most recently as the Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker. Danielle is a proud mom to two son’s, Luca and Theo, whom she shares with her husband and fellow principal dancer Mark Tucker.