Dana's training began in Fort Erie ON, at Peacock School of Dance where she became a principal dancer and instructor. Her love of dance and passion to perform led her to Toronto where she attended George Brown College and graduated with a certificate from the Performing Arts Program. Upon graduation, Dana trained and performed with dance companies, “Thrive" and the "Honeykats”.
She has also received international recognition performing in Europe, Japan and Dubai. Further Credits Include – Women of Tango (Stratford SummerWorks), I’m A Soulman (Da Blooze Bros), The Spiegel Show (LuminaTO/Harbourfront), Hank and Mike (Darius Films), Stardust Follies Musical Review (Diamond Entertainment), Vegas Live, Fashion Cares, Moulin Rouge and West Side Story (PWA Foundation) as well as numerous Toronto industrials.
Dana continues training and performing with ‘Creative Habitat’, (a contemporary dance company for social change) working closely with Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. She is also a featured performer and dance captain for the very successful Toronto Cabaret Troupe, ‘Les Coquettes’,
Dana has 11 years of experience instructing various styles for children and adults, from beginner to Advanced levels and is currently teaching hip hop and jazz for the Performing Arts Programs at George Brown College. Other Specialty Workshops and classes include the York University Dance Team, Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts and Seneca College as well as numerous competitive and recreational studios. Choreography credits include, The Weight of Tradition (Three Eagles Prod.) and Twilight Express (Bravofact).