Danielle Lyndsay is a native of Clinton, MD. Over the 20 years of her dance career, Danielle has extensively trained in classical ballet, contemporary jazz, musical theater, modern, Hip Hop, West African dance and gymnastics. An alumnae of Bishop McNamara High School, she concentrated in lyrical jazz and West African dance. While there, she also became a student choreographer, playing vital artistic roles in her Junior and Senior festivals, being named Dancer of the Year by the American Dance Association upon graduation and inducted as a senior member of the Sankofa West African Dance Troupe.
Danielle attended Frostburg State University (MD), majoring in psychology and minoring in dance. As a member of the FSU Dance Company, Danielle was a student choreographer for four years, and was a founding member and choreographer for the FSU Epitome Hip Hop Dance Team. Danielle is a graduate of the prestigious Broadway Dance Center internship program (New York, NY). Concentrating in contemporary jazz and hip hop, she trained under some of the industry’s top choreographers in the world including Brice Mousset, Luam,) Rhapsody James and Sheryl Murakami. While at BDC, Danielle performed her original choreography for the BDC winter and spring showcases.
In 2014, Danielle joined the Fine Arts Department (Classical Dance) at her alma mater, Bishop McNamara. Danielle is also the Rehearsal Director for the DanceMakers, Inc. competitive troupe (Lanham, MD). Her choreography over the past four seasons has received multiple entertainment, choreography, and title awards on both the regional and national levels. This summer Danielle will be staring in a dance documentary titled “Passion Project”.