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Danny Nielsen

Backstage Studio: Danny Nielsen, Performance Zurich Tap Festival 2014

Nielsen is an exceptional talent from Canada. He began his rhythm tap career as a founding member of «MADD Rhythms Canada» under the direction of Lisa La Touche, studying with Bril Barrett, Martin Tre Dumas III and Jumanee Taylor. He danced as a member of Heather Cornell's Company «Can Tap», and has taught and performed at the big Tap Festivals, such as «Chicago Human Rhythm Project», «Zurich Tap Festival», «L.A. Tap Fest», «Calgary Tap Festival» and «Brasil Tap Jazz». Originally from Calgary, now residing in Vancouver, Danny has thrilled audiences in his local productions «Stark Pulse», «With You We Dance», «Miles To Feet», «Prelude To A Kiss», and «A Night At The Waldorf». Danny has emerged onto the international tap scene, making his presence felt in Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, the United States, and Mexico.