Jazz Faculty Bio | Daniel Gold | Steps on Broadway
Faculty - Steps on Broadway


Daniel Gold

Daniel Gold is a NYC based Creative. Texas born and Jersey raised they started dance at a young age. Professionally their career has stretched across the arts world as a Choreographer, Performer, Teacher, and Director. Currently they are on faculty at STEPS On Broadway and PMT House of Dance. They also are the Executive Director of the LGBTQIA+ Arts Non Profit, Leg Up On Life, known for their award nominated NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project. Recently, they Directed/Choreographed, We Will Rock You, Ru Paul's Drag Race Season 13, Olivia Lux's music video "It's The Music", Choreographed The Wedding Singer, and Assistant Directed and Choreographed the new Summer's On! Experience for RWS Entertainment Group. Additionally, they acted as Choreographer on the regional premiere of The Bodyguard, Ru Paul's Drag Race Season 13 finalist Rose's "Devil In The Details" Music Video, Ru Paul's Drag Race Season 10 winner Aquaria's GLAM Award winning video to "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga, NYC Pride Island dancing back up for queer artists like Drag Race France host Nicky Doll and the Off-Broadway show, Good Morning New York. They have taught internationally in Canada and Mexico and even created three new shows at Iberostar Resorts Iluzio, Dolce, and Rocktails!

As a performer Daniel toured nationally on Disney's Beauty and the Beast and the First National Broadway Revival Tour of Miss Saigon. Outside of touring he worked on numerous live stage productions across the country. Lyric Opera of Chicago (Feat. Dance Ensemble in My Fair Lady), North Shore Music Theatre (Peter Pan, Dance Captain for Young Frankenstein), Tuacahn Center For The Arts (Regional Premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tarzan, Peter Pan), and Diane Paulus' Donkey Show at American Repertory Theatre's immersive space including other immersive workshops. Daniel has also performed as a backup dancer for numerous artists like Ru Paul's Drag Race France Host Nicky Doll at NYC Pride Island, Ru Paul's Drag Race Season 12 finalist Jackie Cox for pay per view holiday special A Drag Queen Christmas.

Dedicating a lot of time bringing the arts community together through Leg Up On Life, Daniel has created numerous benefits for different LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC causes like Night Of Life benefiting The Trevor Project, ART|Pact benefiting Dancers Responding to Aids, Matriarch benefiting Planned Parenthood, and Queens for a Cause benefiting a different LGBTQIA+ charity or community center each time. Outside of Leg Up On Life events they have also performed in numerous Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids events like Red Bucket Follies and Easter Bonnet.

www.daniel-gold.com / IG: @djpgold

Class Description
Daniel's class is a place for dancers to grow as technicians and performers. The class begins with a warm up and series of across the floor exercises. These exercises will touch upon the dancers' base technique to properly engage their body and mind. Next, Daniel will teach a class combination which he designs to improve the dancer's ability to add their own finesse to their performance. His focus on technical and performance qualities in a welcoming environment will have students feeling more confident and ready to take these skills into future performance opportunities.