CBJ Company Member Since 2009
Daniel began his ballet training in 2005 in Santa Barbara D’Oeste with Ana Rita Da Silva and in 2007, Daniel received a full scholarship to train at Pacific Dance Arts in Vancouver with Li Yaming. In 2009, Danel competed at the Youth America Grand Prix in NYC, finishing in the top twelve. He was offered a full scholarship to participate in the summer program at Jacob’s Pillow. Daniel was also a guest dancer for two seasons with Ballet BC, performing a premiere piece by James Kudelka and the classical ballets Carmen and Peter Pan. Daniel has also performed variations from Flames of Paris, Swan Lake, Raymonda, Don Quixote and Coppélia.
Daniel’s repertoire with CBJ includes the leading role of Florimund in Sleeping Beauty, Prince and Suitor in Cinderella, Romeo and Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet; Siegfried, Pas de Trois & Spanish Dancer in Swan Lake, Dimitri in Anastasia, and Lord Birch in The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition. Daniel also starred in the short film The Marvelous Girl which was produced by CBJ and debuted at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.