Age Range: 40-55
Accents: Australian, Standard American, French, British, Irish, Russian, Greek
Languages: English, French. Italian
With a BA in Theatre/Performance from Western Sydney University, Danielle has enjoyed a successful and varied career as an actor, director and writer, spanning several decades. She was a core company member of the celebrated contemporary performance ensemble ‘Version 1.0’, for which she has performed, devised and directed. She has performed for such companies as Opera Australia, Darlinghurst Theatre, Jigsaw Theatre, The Stables, PACT and Troubadour Theatre. Danielle has also appeared in All Saints and Back Berner as well as various other film and TV productions over the years, including for the ABC, SBS and commercial networks.
Since 2013 Danielle has been working as the Arts and Education Manager at the Constable Care Child Safety Foundation, where she has been instrumental in the development of its new youth engagement program, the Theatrical Response Group (TRG), which uses Forum Theatre processes to engage young people into dialogue about powerful youth issues. She has written, devised and directed for the company as well as developing the skills and expertise of its professional performance ensemble to understand and implement Forum Theatre processes, through both the intensive devising programs as well as its Forum Theatre-In-Education incursion programs.
Danielle’s experience includes having previously worked as Artistic Director at Powerhouse Youth Theatre, the premier youth theatre company working with the diverse communities of young people throughout Sydney’s South West. She has also worked as a performer, writer and director for Milkcrate Theatre, engaging with members of the homeless community throughout Sydney and Western Sydney using Forum Theatre.
She has directed productions for the Q Theatre, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Shopfront Theatre and Ashfield Youth Theatre to name a few.