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Danny Gardner is a New York City based actor and choreographer.  Danny is currently starring in Singin’ in the Rain at the John W. Engeman Theatre on Long Island.  Most recently he starred in Crazy For You at the Signature Theatre. (Helen Hayes Nomination).  Danny made his Broadway debut as “Lucky” in the premiere of Dames At Sea.  Last season he was “"George M. Cohan / Dad" in the NY Spectacular starring the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. He was also recently seen performing along-side Tommy Tune in Encores! production of Lady, Be Good! at City Center. (wth subsequent album) He has performed with symphonies nation-wide in Here to Stay – The Gershwin Experience! and toured with the Broadway productions of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and 42nd Street.  Danny has performed at such famous New York Institutions as Town Hall, Birdland, and 54 Below. His off Broadway career includes performances at The New Victory Theatre, 59E59Street Theatres, Lincoln Center Institute, Symphony Space and The Tank Theatre. He is a company member of physical theatre company Parallel Exit (3 time Drama Desk Noms).  

His performing career has taken him as far as Jerusalem, Israel and Amman, Jordan (New York Song & Dance Co.) and Rein, Spain and Innsbruck, Austria (Exit Stage Left – Parallel Exit).  As a teacher he has taught at Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center as well as private tutoring all over the New York City and the Philadelphia areas.  His choreography has been seen on video installations in Chicago, Washington DC, Dallas  and Los Angeles (Niles Creative Group). His choreography has also been seen in GIG – with Jenna Nichols,  BC BEAT,  Kicking and Screaming at Symphony Space, (Click here for his Trump Tap Dance Piece) and the Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival - 2016 (A Tap Dance in a Circle). 

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Broadway By The Year - June 18th


Danny will once again be joining the stars of Broadway to celebrate the years of 1988 and 2017 in the Town Hall staple “Broadway By The Year”.  He’ll be starring and choreographing two numbers from Peter Allen’s infamous “Legs Diamond” and a very special selection from “SpongeBob the musical”.  

The show is at 8:00 at Town Hall in NYC on June 18th! 


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"Singin’ in the Rain

Danny will be returning to the John W. Engeman Theatre in Northport, Long Island to star as Don Lockwood in "Singin’ in the Rain”. 

The show runs May 17th - July 1st.  Directed and Choreographed by Drew Humphrey.  

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"Danny Gardner portrays the charasmatic Don Lockwood and is unforgettable and alluring in the role, embodying Gene Kelly, who played the character on film.  Gardner’s solo performance of the title number “Singin’ in the Rain” dazzles as he passionatley taps across the stage, making a splash in the process, while showing of his huge grin.”
- Long-Islander News 

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"Danny Gardner, who plays Don Lockwood, brings all the magic of Gene Kelly’s iconic scene with his mile-long grin, infatuated attitude and love-struck dance moves.”  
- TBR Newsmedia

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Perfect Picture - The Norman Rockwell Musical

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Danny has the honor of originating the role of Norman Rockwell in Randy Skinner’s new musical “Perfect Picture”.  This biographical musical tells the story of Norman Rockwell’s life leading up to his greatest work, “The Four Freedoms”. 

Premiering at The Mill in Arlington, Vermont. July 20th and 21st. 

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Choreography Challenge

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Created during “The New York Spectacular” at Radio City Music Hall, the Choreography Challenge is a game on instagram hosted by Danny Gardner.  

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