Daniel Wagner was born and raised in Los Angeles, California where he began his dance training at Pasadena Civic Balletunder the tutelage of Craig Williams. After attending summer intensives at ABT and the Kirov Academy he moved away from home to finish high school at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He then finished his training at Houston Ballet under Claudio Muñoz and Andrew Murphy. He has danced professionally with Cincinnati Ballet where he performed principal roles in classical and contemporary works such as George Balanchine’s Serenade, Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Eros Redux, Penny Saunders’ Nannerl, and Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16.
Experience a sampling from The Kaplan New Works Series, on stage until April 30, in these slow motion clips from Victoria Morgan’s Somewhere Close to Happiness.