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


Daniel Gold

DANIEL GOLD is a New York City based professional dancer, award nominated choreographer, teacher, and executive Director of the LGBTQIA+ Arts Non Profit, Leg Up On Life. They are represented by CESD and continue to work on projects all around the U.S.A.

Their performance credits include the broadway national tours of MISS SAIGON (first national) and DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, dancing back up for Drag Race France host Nicky Doll along with numerous other up and coming LGBTQIA+ music artists, in shows at Lyrics Opera of Chicago, Tuacahn Amphitheatre, American Repertory Theatre, and North Shore Music Theatre.

As a Creative Director and Choreographer they have set work for favorite reality tv stars, music videos, Off-Broadway and numerous theatrical productions across the county. Some of their favorite include WE WILL ROCK YOU, THE BODYGUARD, THE WEDDING SINGER, Ru Paul's Drag Race finalist Rosé "Devil In The Details", Drag Race Season 13 alum Olivia Lux's "It's The Music" music video, NY Pride Island 2021 (Including the award winning "Born This Way" tribute video starring Aquaria) and more. Additionally, Daniel show directs The GLAM Awards, has completed multiple years choreographing Dead Man Party at Six Flags Great Adventure, and created three production shows at the luxury resort Iberostar with RWS Entertainment Group.

Daniel is the founder and executive director of the arts non profit Leg Up On Life which hosts numerous events focused on bringing the arts community together to raise funds for different LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC charities, research centers, and community centers. Their events include several one off and recurring events like the award nominated bi annual Trevor Project benefit, NIGHT OF LIFE.

As a teacher they taught around not only NYC but the country and internationally in Mexico and Canada. They are on faculty at STEPS On Broadway, have also taught at institutes of higher education like IAMT, AMDA, Shenandoah University, and Liberty University.

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.