Dance faculty member Daniella Brown


Daniella Brown started dancing at the age of four at Kim’s Danceland in Springfield, Massachusetts. Daniella is trained in Frank Hatchett’s ‘VOP’ Jazz technique along with Ballet, Tap, Modern, West-African, and Hip-Hop. Daniella’s movement style reflects her Jamaican heritage and she has traveled to India and Nicaragua to study dance as a spiritual/therapeutic healing art. Daniella became Settlement Music School’s Kaleidoscope Preschool Creative Movement Instructor at the Germantown Branch in 2015, and also teaches Rhythm in Motion classes at Settlement. Daniella graduated from the Pratt Institute with a master’s degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and has experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities, youth in treatment programs, and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Daniella founded Uzuri Dance Company at Temple University in 2013 and continues to perform professionally.

Specialties: Dance/Movement Therapy

Divisions: Creative Arts Therapy