Daniel King

Daniel King has been dancing professionally since 2001 with Touch Compass Dance Company. He also has an interest in films and film making.

This globetrotting performer is constantly pushing himself to extend his abilities and received a Highly Commended certificate for his artistic achievements at the Arts Access Aotearoa Big ‘A’ Awards in 2012.

Daniel was diagnosed with left-sided Hemiplegia at a young age and he is unable to use his left arm or leg, so gets around by hopping or using a wheelchair.  He has the unique ability to stand on one leg for long periods of time.

“I will talk to anyone, I’m easy going and I’ll give anything a go.”

SPECS:
D.O.B: 20/1/1977
Height: 175cm
Shoe Size: 9.5
Waist: 88cm
Chest: 96cm
Hips: 98cm

CATEGORIES:
Actor
Dancer
Talent

SKILLS:
Dance > Contemporary

TRAINING:
2005: Dance Ability Teacher Training Certificate (Eugene, OR, USA)
2003: Dance Ability Teacher Training Certificate (Trier, Germany)
1999-2000: Nelson Arts Council Drama Certificate

TV EXPERIENCE:
2012: Extra on Auckland Daze (TV Series)TVC EXPERIENCE:
2012: Unique Extras TV Commercial

LIVE PERFORMANCE:
2001-Present: Regular performances as part of Touch Compass Dance Company, NZ and overseas