Area of work
After moving to the Big Apple, Daniel worked for many years with Merce Cunningham, performing around the world in theatres including Palais Garnier & Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Staatsoper unter den Linden & Schiller Theater (Berlin), the Roundhouse, the Barbican, Tate Modern (London), Festival Theatre (Edinburgh), Kennedy Center (DC), New York State Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Rose Theater & City Center (NYC); with musicians including Radiohead, John Paul Jones, Sigur Rós, Takehisa Kosugi & Sonic Youth.
He was a core member (actor, videographer, musician) of Marisela La Grave's inter-media group Magnetic Laboratorium for many years, and has worked with, (among others), Philippe Parreno, John Kelly, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Paulina Olowska. In 2013/14 he was Curator for the Dance Program for the exhibit Dancing Around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
He lives in London and works as a dancer, dance teacher, choreographer, and actor.
Qualifications / Educational Background
Daniel Squire was born in Halifax, UK. He studied dance at White Lodge and at the Rambert school, concurrent with working as a percussionist in several semi-professional orchestras in Yorkshire and London. He then worked as a dancer with Michael Clark and Matthew Hawkins, as well as appearing as Tadzio in Britten’s Death In Venice at Glyndebourne.
During the 2015/16 academic year, Daniel will teach regularly at both Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance and London Studio Centre, as well as continuing to teach contemporary dance and ballet classes to various colleges and companies which, in the past year, have included Rambert, DV8 Physical Theatre, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Central School of Ballet, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Kingston University, Falmouth University and others.