Daniela Funicello (Dancer) is originally from Laurel Springs, New Jersey where she began dancing at the age of three with Debra DiNote. She then attended High School at Southern New Jersey Academy of the Performing Arts at GCIT where she graduated with dance honors. Daniela recently graduated with a BFA ballet concentration in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College under the direction of Katie Langan. During her time in the program she had the opportunity to perform the works of Emery LeCrone, Aszure Barton, Paul Taylor, Alexandra Damiani, Pedro Ruiz, and Adam Baruch among other acclaimed choreographers. As a member of the Dance Company at Marymount she had the privilege of dancing at The Joyce Theater and was involved in outreach efforts in educating the youth on the importance of the arts. In 2016 Daniela joined Elisa Monte Dance as an apprentice and is thrilled to be returning for her second season as a company member with EMD!