location: bbc televison centre & pepsi chart show in London
song: 2 people
artist: jean jacque smoothie
dance">dancer: mei lin & danny stutz
he grew up in augarten (rheinfelden), switzerland.
by the age of 7, danny had his first dance class and as a teenager, he was fortunate enough to attend dance classes by mr. mazaudou and by the ballet school of the theatre basel, switzerland.
at the age of 18, danny moved to london to study at arts educational schools and london studio centre.
as a professional dancer based in london, he has worked for many recording artists such as pink, jean jacques smoothie, geri halliwell, dj sammy ft. do, armin van buuren and appeared on many tv shows such as top of the pops, disney channel show, children in need, mtv trl, popworld, gmtv, pepsi chart show, smtv live and cbbc shows.
commercials and music videos for artist such as kelis, jamelia, faithless, jody lei, dido, beverley knight and many more.
danny’s involvement with uk theatre stage and award show include brit awards, arena tours (including wembley & manchester arena), club tours (including london astoria), concert tours (including at hyde park), as well as musicals (joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat) and various corporat events in both london (including at london science museum) and paris.
he has also danced in tv series and feature film ‘four feathers’ (heath ledger) and in dick whittington at london’s new wimbledon theatre & panto at theatre royal newcastle.
danny’s professional dancing career has also included dance work with many well respected creative directors in london.
besides dancing, danny’s professional career includes playing the german soldier in the play ‘journey’s end’ at the drill hall as well as beeing a body double for james franco in the feature film ‘flyboys’.
danny’s choreography work includes creative/movement direction for fashion designers such as ana sekularac at london fashion week, greenshowroom show at mercedes-benz fashion week berlin and paris fashion week. he has also provided choreography and creative direction for music videos, commercials, live tv appearances and concert tours for names such as sound de-zign, fragma, godskitchen and armin van buuren as well as various cultural events in switzerland.
teaching work includes teaching street dance at the ballet school of the zürich opera house and training for professional dancers at tanzinwinterthur and workshop at tanzrausch, youth and cultural centre dynamo zürich. judging at the hip hop swiss championships.
danny, a retired professional dancer, is now based in zürich after 10 years living in london.