Danielle Stephens

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Training: Danielle was born in Bournemouth, Dorset. At nine she joined the Royal Ballet Junior associates programme for two years and performed with the Royal Ballet in Don Quixote. She gained a place at the Royal Ballet Lower School where she continued her training for five years, performing with the Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty. Her training continued at Elmhurst School for Dance where she worked with Birmingham Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty.

Ballet includes: Upon graduating, Danielle joined Vienna Festival Ballet, spending three seasons with them touring the UK and overseas. Her repertoire includes numerous roles in Cinderella, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty.

Film and television include: dancing for Cheryl Cole – Promise This (BBC Children in Need) and, more recently, appearing as a ballet dancer in the film The Other Wife starring Rupert Everett.

The Phantom of the Opera is Danielle’s West End debut and she is delighted to be joining such a fantastic show.