Ms. Santos trained at Ballet Workshop of New England, School of American Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School. She performed with Massachusetts Youth Ballet under Jacqueline Cronsberg before joining The San Francisco Ballet. During her 9 years there, she performed works by George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Helgi Tomasson, Jerome Robbins, Paul Taylor, William Forsyth, Val Caniparoli, Alexei Ratmanski, John Neumeier, and Mark Morris. She later went on to join the Broadway show An American in Paris where she toured North America for 2 years.
Danielle is a fashion designer, as well as a teacher, who makes ready-to-wear clothing and dance costumes. Mentoring the next generation of dancers through her personal experience is especially rewarding for her.
Ms Santos is excited to be a part of the Dance Cavise Faculty and hopes to inspire her students to appreciate the rewards of perfecting their technique in classical ballet.