Daniel Clifton, based in Brooklyn, NY, is from Niceville, FL, where he spent many years writing and playing music in punk and jazz bands. His dances have been presented at Dancenow/NYC, Dance Off, Hollins University, Florida State University, The Kitchen, FAUT BRULER POUR BRILLER/YOU GOT TO BURN TO SHINE, The A.W.A.R.D. Show!, ADF, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Dancespace, North Carolina School of the Arts, and WAX. Clifton has taught at Dance Space Center (DNA), Lehman College, Hollins University, Sarah Lawrence College, North Carolina School of the Arts, and the American Dance Festival. Clifton was a member of nicholas leichter dance from 1999 to 2006, and in 2004 created AnD Dance with Aaron Draper. While in New York City he has also worked with Julia Ritter Performance Group, photographer Tony Jones, visual artist Tunga, comedian Pam Ann, and the New York Historical Society. Clifton earned his MFA in Dance from Hollins University/ADF and his BFA in Dance from Florida State University.