Daniel Wells started dancing at the age of four. He spent his teenage years in Belgium studying at the Royal Academy.
Daniel did his undergraduate work at UNI, majoring in Asian studies. He joined IDT in 1988 under the direction of Don Allen, and continued under the direction of Dr. Kathleen Kerr.
After leaving UNI in 1993, Daniel went on to perform with several professional dance companies. He started in Minneapolis, where he danced with Ethnic Dance Theatre, The Philippino American Society, Ballet Arts Minnesota, and Zenon Dance Company. After accepting a position with The National Ballet of Canada, he relocated to Toronto. While in Canada, Daniel also danced with Les SortilÃ¨ges, a professional folk dance ensemble, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, and finally with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
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