Daniel Clifton is from Niceville, FL, where he spent many years writing and playing music in punk and jazz bands. His dances have been presented at Henry Street Settlement, Dancenow/NYC, DNA, Dance Off, Hollins University, Florida State University, The Kitchen, IL 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 DNA, Lehman College, Hollins University, Sarah Lawrence College, North Carolina School of the Arts, the American Dance Festival and the Korean Dance Festival. While in New York City he has also worked Martha Clarke, Tere O’Connor, Nicholas Leichter Dance, Bill Young and Colleen Thomas, 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.