Daniela Filippone is originally from Ridgewood, NJ, where she began her dance training with Lisa Danias, Candace Mancini, Tom Karaty and Dan Karaty. She has trained and competed nationally in ballet, jazz, pointe, hip hop, contemporary, and tap. While attending Fordham University she continued her training at Peridance, Steps, and BDC in NYC.
Credits include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, New York Metropolitan Opera (Benjamin Millipied's Khovanshchina), and Chris Brown flash mob dancer on the Today Show. She has also performed with Jeremy McQueen at Jacob's Pillow and with Pushing Progress A Company. Most recently, she toured internationally as Juliet in the Bad Boys of Dance production of Romeo and Juliet. Daniela is so thankful for her family, friends, and mentors for all their love, support, and guidance, and for reminding her to always keep pushing forward.
FIRST THING THAT COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU SAY “CAPEZIO”
FAVORITE CAPEZIO ITEM
Great shoes make for great shows! I'm having the best time touring Europe as Juliet with the Bad Boys of Dance. Thanks to Capezio for the pointe shoes! I couldn't have made it through all my shows without the Tiffany Pro. #happyfeet #comfort.
BIGGEST PIECE OF ADVICE FOR OTHER DANCERS
Be positive. Do not give up. Work hard, work smart, and be relentless. There is a stage for every dancer, you just have to find YOUR stage.
UNUSUAL FACT/LOVE/HABIT/GOAL/ABILITY THAT PEOPLE MIGHT NOT KNOW
People say I look like a stranded fish when I warm up. It’s actually a warm up series created by Irene Dowd called “Crazy Fish,” I suppose they are right. Hehe.