Danielle

Danielle

Instructor

Danielle has studied at the Ohman School of Ballet, in Commack, under the direction of Frank Ohman (soloist with New York City Ballet for 25 years) since the age of six and was on the teaching staff for eighteen years teaching Ballet, Pointe, Modern (Limon), Tap, and Yoga before the owner passed away.  She has also studied with her mother at the studio who was an SAB and Julliard graduate who danced with the Eglevsky Ballet Company and the Limon Company.    She has danced in many performances as a soloist with New York Dance Theater throughout her high school, college, and post college years including the annual production of NYDT’s Nutcracker.  She has performed in the Nutcracker for 21 years dancing in soloist roles such as Arabian, Hungarian, and Dewdrop. Danielle was the ballet mistress for NYDT ballet productions and head supervisor of costumes/ backstage during performances.  She choreographed and rehearsed their pre-professional dancers in variations/ solos from Balanchine and other chorographers for their spring showcase every year.  Danielle received her Bachelor’s degree in Earth and Space Science Education and minor in dance from SUNY Stony Brook in 2006.  She has also received her Master’s degree in Integrated Science Education from Dowling College in 2011. She has been teaching science for the past 14 years from as young at 4th grade through 12th grade. She is currently teaching Earth Science at West Islip High School.