Daniel Powers grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, and has trained with BalletNova, The Washington School of Ballet and Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy. He was a member of The Orlando Ballet Second Company in the 2008–2009 season and was a Ballet Austin Trainee in the 2010–2011 season. Daniel has spent summers at The Kirov Academy of Ballet, The Rock School for Dance Education, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Colorado Ballet. In the summer of 2013 he attended the Ballet Program at The School at Jacob’s Pillow on scholarship. Daniel danced with Cincinnati Ballet for four seasons, performing a variety of works by choreographers such as Yuri Possokhov, George Balanchine, James Kudelka, Adam Hoagland, Septime Webre, Victoria Morgan, and Devon Carney. Daniel then continued on to dance with Dayton Ballet before moving to New York City to further pursue his career as a freelance artist.