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Danielle Lydia Sheather: Alumni Story

March 20, 2020

On behalf of the University of Arizona School of Dance’s Social Media team, Danielle was contact to participate in a new online feature implemented on their website: Alumni Stories.  Danielle was asked to her professional experiences since graduating from UA Dance.  To read more

Dance Transcends Beyond the Stage

October 24, 2019

The Spectrum reviews Zodiaque Dance Company's Fall 2019 performance, As Within, So Without. Danielle's piece Kyrie Eleison was part of the program and she is forever grateful for her alma mater giving her to opportunity to continue to choreograph on the company she once performed with in college. 

The University of Arizona's Graduate College Graduate Center - Danielle Lydia Sheather Dance Performance & Choreography

April 22, 2019

Danielle reflects on her time at the University of Arizona and how it prepared her for a life in academia. She also gives a glimpse into her teaching philosophy, "Not all students are created equally, so the tailored and practical education is an absolute necessity. While not all students will excel in the same areas, all are able to hone in on their desires in the field and seek opportunities that best suit their future desires." To read the full article: 

‘Zodiaque Dances On’ Marks 45 Years for Touchstone of UB Dance Department

March 11, 2019

"A jazz-inspired piece commenting on the wage gap between men and women in the workforce received an emotional response from the audience" read more on Danielle Lydia Sheather's latest piece NEVER, the less in Julianna Murphy's review of Dances On for The Spectrum. 

'Celebration 45' Illuminates the History and Achievements of Zodiaque

November 19, 2018

Read what Julianna Tracey, a contributing writer for The Spectrum, had to say about Zodiaque Dance Company 45th anniversary concert.


Zodiaque to mark 45th anniversary with Celebration 45 by Karen Dunn

November 15, 2018

UB’s Zodiaque Dance Company will kick off its 45th anniversary year with Celebration 45 Nov. 15-18 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus. Danielle's latest work Corvus will premier with a cast of 11 dancers from UB's resident dance company. Click below to read UB Now's article on the event.

UB Department of Theatre and Dance to present Zodiaque Dance Ensemble in Cool Hunting

March 09, 2018

Danielle's new work awhile will premiere at the 20th Anniversary of Zodiaque Dance Ensemble's performance, Cool Hunting. This is the first work she will be presenting at UB Dance since returning to her alma mater as Clinical Assistant Professor of Dance. She is excited to present this work at the Center for the Arts Black Box Theater March 9th-11th, 2018. Click below for the UB News Release about the concert. 

Dance 2017 holds a variety of talent

March 22, 2017

Mother Courage, choreographed by Danielle Lydia Sheather opened on Thursday March 23rd, 2017 at East Carolina University's School of Theatre and Dance MainStage performance Dance 2017. This article by Andi Li describers the work and process of choreographers and dancers as they prepare for the performance. To read more please click the link below from The East Carolinian.

Dance 2017 A Varied Program

March 17, 2017

Mother Courage, choreographed by Danielle Lydia Sheather opened on Thursday March 23rd, 2017 at East Carolina University's School of Theatre and Dance MainStage performance Dance 2017. This article by Kim Grizzard describers the work and process of choreographers involved in the performance including: Teal Darkenwald,  John Dixon, Tommi Galaska, Dave Ingram, Dirk Lumbard, Dr. Marissa Nesbit, and Galina Panova. To read more please click the link below from The Daily Reflector.

By Design

June 23, 2016

An interview from the Tucson Weekly by Margaret Regan on ZUZI!'s performance 4 featuring choreographers Micaela Church, Nanette Robinson, Cesar Degollado, and Danielle Lydia Sheather  (Note: Danielle Farzanegan danced in The Art of Manipulation)

Arizona Dance Coalition

May 01, 2016

Danielle and fellow grad students of the University of Arizona Magda Kaczmarska, Lindsey Worley, Myra Joy Veluz were featured on the cover of Arizona Dance Coalition's e-star publication a statewide monthly publication in PDF format with live links, a Calendar of Events listing Performances, Festivals, Master Classes, Auditions, Workshops,  Summer Intensives, Member Spotlight, Photo of the Month, and Social Dance events throughout Arizona.  Articles on various topics related to dance are also included.

Dance Grad Student Danielle Sheather Portrays the Emotions Accompanying Death

April 25, 2016

Danielle Lydia Sheather speaks about the artistic choreographic process of creating her thesis the culmination of her MFA degree at the University of Arizona. Read the article by Victoria Pereira below.

After 5,289-Mile Journey, Dancer Returns to UA

September 08, 2015

Danielle Lydia Sheather received several grants including the Graduate and Professional Student Council Research Grant, The Medici Scholarship, and the University Fellows Travel Grant  to be able to study abroad in Europe between her first and second year of grad school at the University of Arizona. Read about her journey below!

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