Danielle Gerrard


Ballet coach, Choreographer



Danielle is a dancer, teacher, choreographer from Australia who has worked extensively in ballet and contemporary, within Australia, N.Y, U.K and Europe wide, along with touring the open seas.
Her past students have had excellent pass rates in exams reaching into the high distinctions. Her choreographic competition work has achieved championship status at International dance festivals and is a passion for her that she hopes to continue.

Danielle is a registered teacher of the Vaganova Method, and she will be teaching this ballet method at theschool; she also teachers RAD ballet, CSTD tap and Jazz, FATD ballet, tap and jazz for all examination work and also heavily involved in competition work within Australia.
Danielle started training in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia from the age of 3, in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical and contemporary, whilst also performing in productions in her home town that were touring nationally such shows as, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Midsummer Night’s Dream and Tales I told my Mother.

At 15 Danielle had completed her R.A.D ballet examinations to Advanced 2, after winning a RLS Queensland bursary, she then moved to Brisbane to commence full time training with The Australian Dance Performance Institute. At the age of 17 Danielle was offered a scholarship to The Russian Choreographic Academy in Melbourne, Australia to commence full-time training in the Vaganova Method. In 2010 Danielle moved to New York and trained at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy, from there she then moved to London where she worked with the London Ballet Company, Contemporary Production “Duodecor”. She has performed in Music Videos and films, and also on Cruise Lines around Europe.
Danielle has taught examination work and competition work within Australia and the United Kingdom, whilst also completing and becoming qualified with the Russian Society of Teachers in the Vaganova method.

With teaching students and pre- professionals, Danielle love’s providing support and sharing her knowledge with the passion that she has gained from this arts.

“I want to encourage them physically and mentally and love seeing them pull down their barriers in challenging moments and strive to be better than they were the day before”.


Danielle has completed her RAD ballet examination to Advanced 2 with Distinction and also has her student tap teachers in CSTD.

 Examinations for CSTD tap and Ballet

-Advanced foundation Major Examination Ballet CSTD

– Grade 1, 2, 4 & 5 CSTD

– Also success in Queensland Dance Festival with three kids chosen for Championships

Examinations for FATD Jazz, Tap and Ballet

– Point work and Major Examination For Ballet

– Primary Work, and grades 1, 3,5 & 6 examinations Set for both ballet, tap and Jazz

– FATD award winner Chloe O’Neil out of Queensland

– FATD runner up winner Sam Hill out of Queensland for Pre- Teen

– Showcase International Dance Championships Finals Henry Green

Danielle believes it doesn’t matter how talented you are its how much you want it and far you are willing to push yourself mentally and physically, the best dancers are not always the greatest dancers in the world technically but the smartest.