Danny Long is a Detroit born dance artist, who has toured nationally with VEE Corporation and taught throughout Detroit and Seattle. While in Detroit, Danny has danced with Jazz and Spirit dance Theater of Detroit, Monroe Ballet Company, Detroit-Windsor Dance Company and Full Circle Dance Company. He is the Founder/Artistic Director of Natural Locz Dance Company based in Detroit MI and Artistic Director of Dani Tirrell Dance based in Seattle, WA. Danny is currently dancing with Denbaya an Africa Drum and Dance Company of Seattle. Danny is currently on staff with Northwest Tap Connection and Broadway Bound Children’s Theater. He continues his dance education with local Seattle artists. In 2012 he was awarded The Creation Project Grant from The Central District Forum of Arts and Ideas. Currently he is working on a solo dance performance piece that he hopes to debut in 2013.