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Danny Gardner is a New York City based actor and choreographer.  Danny most recently originated the lead role of Normam Rockwell In Perfect Picture - The Norman Rockwell Musical directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Randy Skinner.   He also just starred in Singin’ in the Rain at the John W. Engeman Theatre on Long Island.   Last year 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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Danny Gardner has landed a sweet new off-Broadway gig. The Broadway hoofer (Dames at Sea) has been announced to revisit his acclaimed out-of-town turn as Frank in the cheered musical Neurosis, this time off-Broadway at the DR2 Theatre. Gardner, who originated the role in the 2013 debut production at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, will lead the off-Broadway company beginning on September 26. 


Neurosis runs until Oct. 7th Off-Broadway at the DR2 Theatre right off of Union Square. 

Click here for more details!

Teaching at Steps!


Danny will be teaching tap at Steps On Broadway!

Intermediate Broadway Tap 

Tuesday, Sept. 18th 2:30 - 4:00pm 

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd from 2:30 - 4:00pm

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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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