Originally from Carol Stream, IL, Dani began her dance training at the age of 5. She went on to pursue a B.F.A. in Dance and Minor in Education from The Ohio State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Dance. Dani has performed in works by Sarah Hixon, Susan Petry, Crystal Michelle Perkins, and Edward Taketa. She also spent two summers at American Dance Festival where she was selected to perform in repertory work by Ronald K. Brown. In 2017, Dani travelled to Denmark where she taught at various Danish youth programs and performed at Landsstævne and Gerlev Idrætshøjskole. Currently, Dani enters her 3rd performance season with Hixon Dance Company based out of Columbus, OH. She has been the recipient of the Artists in the Community Resource Grant and the Margaret Noell Kindberg Award for her performance and education endeavors in Columbus.