Photo by Anna Colliton
Photo by Anna Colliton

Danielle Enblom is a dancer, fiddler, and enthochoreologist. She grew up steeped in Irish music and dance, and has family connections to Métis and Quebecois dance and fiddle traditions. Danielle specializes in sean-nós/old style dance in Ireland, European/Irish/North American dance master traditions, musicality and theory, and cross-cultural connections between various dance and music forms. Danielle holds an MA in dance history from Munster Technological University and a Diploma in Traditional Irish Music from Univerity College Cork. She has direct ties to some of the last itinerant dancing masters in Ireland and has lived and studied in Kerry, Belfast, and Cork with experience in the traditions of the north of Ireland, Sliabh Luachra, Connemara, and Roscommon. Danielle also has roots in the step dance traditions of North America. Her Métis grandfather and Quebecois grandmother both grew up dancing and fiddling in kitchens and barns in their respective communities.

 

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