Daniel Scofield is a Company Member with the Louisville Ballet. During the 2021-2022 season as a Studio Company Dancer, stage appearances included: the corps in In G Major by Jerome Robbins and restaged by Phillip Neal, Center Russian in Val Caniparoli’s The Brown-Forman Nutcracker, a soloist in #fourwithsix by Dysart Award winner Anne Jung, and a Rose Adagio Gentleman in Adam Hougland’s Sleeping Beauty. He 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.
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Daniel began his performing arts training at the Oldham County School’s Arts Center, taking part in musical theater productions and dance showcases. Later intensifying his focus on ballet, Daniel trained at multiple local studios and national intensives including the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Company Experience and Ballet Chicago Advanced Intensive.
He graduated Cum Laude from Butler University in 2021, receiving a B.S. in Dance/Arts Administration with High Honors and a Minor in Business. While at Butler, Daniel appeared in 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 Ballet’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 and experience levels, calling multiple local studios, the Louisville Ballet School, and intensive camps like Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts his home. He judges at regional and national dance competitions, and, when not immersed in dance, he loves spending time with his dog and cat, Scout and Sonny, as well as enjoying video games and music.