Daniel Vaniska

Daniel Vaniska is a guest teacher and choreographer for many dance studios around the New Jersey/NYC area, as well as other studios around the country.  He recently returned from touring Europe with Rasta Thomas, Adrienne Canterna and the Bad Boys of Dance in the hit show Rock the Ballet. Shortly after his return from Europe, Daniel performed with the Bad Boys of Dance as special guest artists on SYTYCD.  Some of his other performing credits include:  The original cast of Hairspray- on the world’s biggest cruise liner, Oasis of the Seas and Footloose at the Carousel Dinner Theatre in Ohio, choreographed and directed by Emmy Award winning and Tony nominated Broadway choreographer AC Ciulla.  Daniel has also performed in the first national tour of The Music Man with original choreography by Susan Stroman.  He performed in Atlantic City for two consecutive years in the Broadway review productions entitled Nights on Broadway II & III at Caesar’s Palace- directed by Sean Havens and AC Ciulla.  Daniel’s industrial/TV appearances include:  major events for Volkswagen Germany and Walmart, as well as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  He can also be seen on television screens in Spain for the Spanish National Lottery.  Prior to Daniel’s professional career he held numerous titles, including 2001 National Outstanding Dancer for New York City Dance Alliance.  He was also the recipient of Broadway Dance Center’s Richard Ellner Scholarship.