DANIELLE PEAZER

DANIELLE PEAZER INTERVIEW

Did you always think as a child that you wanted to be a professional dancer?

Yes, I always loved dancing, and knew I wanted it as a career.

What was your first experience of dance?

I started when I was a child and soon started competitions, which I loved taking part in.

Who or what was your inspiration?

I just loved listening to music and dancing was a way to enjoy the music to it’s fullest!

Favourite dance film?

Stomp The Yard – I watched it everyday for 2 weeks when I first got it on DVD!

When & where did you start training?

I was 2 when I went to my first dance class in North London.

I continued professional training at the English National Ballet for two years before heading out and training myself in the commercial world for a year.

What were the hardest aspects of training to dance/honing your craft?

Growing up I sometimes had to miss out on school friends birthday parties, which was frustrating at the time but knew it would hopefully be worth it in the end.

As a professional dancer what has been your most defining and rewarding moment?

Probably dancing to massive crowds and for some of the biggest artists in the world like Kylie and Katy Perry.

When did you join Dancers Inc.?

About 5 years ago

What jobs have you completed with them?

The X Factor UK Tour, Splash ITV, The X Factor TV Show, Got To Dance, Move It (’13, ’14), Capital Summertime Ball and lots of tap jobs with Dougie Mills!

What famous artists have you worked with during your career?

Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Jessie J, Katy Perry, JLS, Kylie.

What ambitions do you have still?

Just to be as successful as I can be and carry on enjoying dancing as a career.

What advice do you have for aspiring dancers who want to do what you do?

Work hard and have fun.

What colleges do you recommend for full time training?

It depends on what college you feel is best for you and your abilities. Every college is different, so you have to do your research and find the right one for you.

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