Daniel Tardibono

Daniel Tardibono has worked in the arts world for nearly 25 years, in various capacities: teacher, choreographer, judge, coach, administrator, and more.  Daniel worked as Director of Schools for Texas Ballet Theater, Dallas-Fort Worth’s resident professional ballet company. He is a State of Oklahoma K-12 Certified educator in Dance and a certified teacher through Dance Masters of America, where he also served as both an officer and board member. For 18 years, Daniel served as Founding Director of Victory Dance of Oklahoma City, where his students went on to study at some of the most prestigious dance universities in the country, as well as, perform professionally with companies such as Ballet Magnificat!, Oklahoma City Ballet, Steps on Broadway Conservatory, and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. In 2007, Daniel served as Lead Consultant for the development and launch of the Dance Performance degree program at Oral Roberts University. Daniel has choreographed and coached several award-winning competition teams, and received numerous top awards, including State Champion Dance Teams and National finals groups. During Oklahoma’s State Centennial Celebration, Daniel choreographed for country star Ty England’s performance on the live TV broadcast of the Oklahoma State Centennial Parade. Daniel is passionate about dance education and believes strongly in challenging and inspiring students of all ages and technical levels.