Daniel Leveillé

Posted By The House Of Tap Project

Daniel LEVEILLÉ was born in Geneva (Switzerland) in 1994. He started tap dancing at the age of 5, won the IDO Tap Dance World Championships in the children category at age 8, and went on to win six more gold medals in the junior and adult solo categories between 2006 and 2013.

Daniel has taken classes and workshops in Switzerland, Spain, France, Belgium and in the USA with Barbara Duffy, Derick Grant, Lane Alexander, Jason Janas, Michelle Dorrance, Jason Samuels Smith and many other prominent tap dancers.

He also practiced Irish and ballroom dancing, and continues to study ballet, jazz and modern dance. He is a member of Fabrice Martin's Tap Dance Company, based in Lausanne (Switzerland), and performs in various tap shows touring Europe (Box-Son, Clap, Danse avec les Mots).

Over the past few years, he has been invited to give workshops in Moscow, Saint Petersburg (Russia) Tel-Aviv (Israel), Riesa (Germany), Madrid (Spain), and Boston (MA). Daniel regularly performs on stage in Switzerland and has been invited by the Association for Contemporary Dance in Geneva to perform tap solos on various occasions. He particularly enjoys improvising with jazz musicians and has appeared in TV shows in Switzerland, Germany and in the Ukraine, as “guest star” in the local adaptation of So You Think You Can Dance. Daniel is fluent in French, English and Russian.

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