Danielle Jenice Pierce
was trained in jazz, tap, lyrical and ballet at All American Kids dance studio, where she competed, attended dance workshops, and performed at events around the Mid-South. Danielle was a member of the Arkansas State University (A-Team) Dance Team from 2005-07. She continued her dance training at The University of Memphis, studying various dance styles. In 2008, she graduated from The U of M with her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Spanish, and minor in Dance.
Danielle has taught and choreographed for Christie McNeill Studio of Dance, Ballet on Wheels Dance School & Company, and other studios around the Mid-South. From 2010 to 2016, Danielle was a member of the Red Hots team with the Memphis Red Birds.
She’s a Pole Fitness Instructor and teaches tap, ballet, and company jazz at The Dance Academy of Bartlett, where she has been teaching since 2012. Danielle also teaches Tap and Creative Movement at Collage Dance Collective, Beginner and Intermediate Tap classes in Cordova at Studio Gray, and was a dance technique coach at Memphis Elite. In 2019, Danielle attended the invitation-only Tap Teacher Training Program at the American Tap Dance Foundation in NYC, and received her Level I Teaching Certification for teaching tap technique, repertory, and performance skills.
Danielle is a member of the Southern Association of Dance Masters. In 2016, she received Most Innovative Tap Instructor of the Year from the Destined 2 Dance awards. She continues to do what she loves with the support of her lovely mother, Judy Pierce, and her awesome brother, Dexter Pierce, Jr.