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Daniel Scofield is a dancer with the Louisville Ballet Studio Company. Graduating Cum Laude from Butler University in 2021, he holds a B.S. in Dance/Arts Administration with High Honors from the Dance Department and a Minor in Business. Daniel first performed with Louisville Ballet in the 2016-17 season as a guest artist in Robert Curran’s Coppélia and Alun Jones’ The Sleeping Beauty. Returning for the 2021-2022 season as a Studio Company Dancer, stage appearances have included: Center Russian in Val Caniparoli’s The Brown-Forman Nutcracker; a soloist in #fourwithsix by Dysart Award winner Anne Jung and in Burn Your Fears, a collaboration between resident choreographer Adam Hougland and local musician Carly Johnson; as well as a corps dancer in In G Major by Jerome Robbins, restaged by Phillip Neal.

From Louisville, Kentucky, Daniel began his performing arts training at the Oldham County School’s Arts Center, taking part in numerous musical theater productions and dance showcases. Later intensifying his focus on ballet, Daniel trained at multiple local studios and national intensives including the Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Company Experience, and Ballet Chicago Advanced Intensive.

At Butler, Daniel appeared in repertoire such as Paul Taylor’s Piazolla Caldera and Gerald Arpino’s Light Rain, as well as original works including Patrick de Bana and Michael Abel’s Falling Sky. He performed principal and soloist roles in Butler’s Firebird, The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty, while also choreographing for and dancing in multiple student-run showcases.

Daniel enjoys teaching a variety of dance styles, including ballet, tap, jazz, modern, contemporary, and improvisation. Calling multiple local studios, the Louisville Ballet School, and intensive camps like Kentucky Governors School for the Arts his home, he has taught a variety of ages and experience levels. He also judges at regional and national dance competitions such as Rising Star Talent Productions. When not immersed in dance, he loves spending time with his dog and cat, Scout and Sonny, as well as nerding out over video games, music, and mixology.