Mrs Danielle Brocklebank ARAD RTS
Danielle started dance training at the age of 4 completing several dance grades with the BBO and IDTS in the UK, before taking up a more formal dance training after moving to Australia. Receiving high marks in dance examinations up to Advanced 2 RAD Ballet, Advanced 1 ISTD Tap, Advanced 2 ISTD Modern and ISTD Gold Jazz. Danielle was also accepted into the Specialist Dance Programme at Balcatta Senior High School, where she studied several dance styles including contemporary, Spanish, Ballet, Jazz and Tap from year 8 through to Year 12. In her final year of high school, Danielle was one of two dancers in 2003 from Australia to successfully audition for one of the most reputable performing arts college's in London, Bird College.
"I was so incredibly excited and honoured to have been accepted into such an infamous school, however teaching was always my passion and opening my own dance school was always the dream"
Danielle decided to stay in Australia and continue her teaching studies, and after two years of studying dance full time, Danielle registered for the Certificate of Ballet Teaching studies through the Royal Academy of Dance and became a qualified registered ballet teacher. Danielle opened Black Swan Dance Company in 2013 with the desire to create a warm and welcoming environment for students of all ages and abilities, a second home and a big dance family.