photo credit: Lana Cooney
Danielle Davidson is a dance artist currently working in Boston, Providence and Montreal. She graduated from L’Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec and later trained in theater at George Brown College. Upon graduation, she was invited to join Le Jeune Ballet, where she danced for three years touring Europe and North America, performing in new pieces by Thierry Malandain, Louis-Martin Charest, Denise Biggi and repertory works by George Balanchine, Roland Petit, Francoise Vaussenat, Jean Louis Morin and Brian Macdonald, among others.As an independent dancer, Danielle has worked in Canada with Ballet West, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, The Banff Festival Company, Opera Ontario, AmpleMan Danse, Ballet Espressivo, Debra Brown and Productions Fila 13/Lina Cruz.
In August 2014, Danielle and her husband moved to Providence, RI. She is now a faculty member at The Boston Conservatory where she teaches modern technique in the BFA program. As a dancer, she is currently working with Prometheus Dance Company, Zoe Dance Company and Lorraine Chapman, The Company all based in Cambridge, MA. She also dances with Ali Kenner Brodsky & Co. and Jessica Howard in Rhode Island.
As a choreographer, Danielle has been commissioned to create works for Compagnie FDanse, SBDC, Danse SainteJulie, Dance Extension/Brown University, Endicott College Dance Ensemble and she will be creating a new work for Providence College this fall. Her choreography has been presented at the fFIDA in Toronto, at Le Festival International de la Danse in Montréal at La Place des Arts and in theatres in Montreal, Providence and Beverly, MA. She is recipient of le 1er Prix du Jury from Le Festival International de Danse Encore.
Her most recent project has been co-founding a duets performance project company Doppelgänger Dance Collective (DDC) with Shura Baryshnikov. In March 2016 they will perform and co-produce their first evening length work, dancing in new duets choreographed by: Heidi Henderson, Sydney Skybetter, BJ Sullivan and Paul Singh. They will also host a symposium featuring masterclasses, panels and a roundtable discussion leading up to the première performance weekend. DDC will also perform excerpts of these duets as guest artists in The New Movement Collaborative Series in Cambridge, The Providence College Blackfriars Concert and at Walnut Hill this coming season.