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The University of Texas at Dallas

Ph.D, Humanities-Aesthetic Studies, 2018

Dissertation: Pizzicato Porno, Dirty Filthy Diamonds, and NICE: Devised Dance Theatre Productions

Areas of Research: Dance Theatre, Modern Dance History, Performance Art, German Expression in Film, Dance, and Visual Art, Avant-Garde and Experimental Theatre Practices


The University of Texas at Arlington

Master of Arts, Political Science, 2008

Thesis: The Politics of State Public Arts Funding

Areas of Research: Art Funding, Arts Education, Public Policy, Federal and State Funding for Education and the Arts


The University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business/French, 2006

Graduated with Honors                                          



Solo/Small Group Exhibitions (selected)


Vignette 2023, Dallas, TX

Opposing Ideas in Mind, The Lab on Santa Fe, Denver, Colorado

Gestures, La Mecha Contemporary, El Paso, TX

Further Fringes, Arts Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

All+ Women Unite PopUp Show, Women/Life/Freedom, Dallas, TX

Mudhouse Residency Exhibition, Agios Ioannis, Crete, Greece      



The Body Being, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

Vignette 2022, Dallas, TX

Refuge, The MAC, Dallas, TX

Art 214, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX


Together, The MAC, Dallas, TX

She/Her/They/Them, Incuarts, online exhibition


Area 3, Dallas Aurora, Dallas, TX

Insomnia, Repetitive Notes, online work


Delta, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

Sideshow, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX

Women of Ro2 Art, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX


Vignette, Texas Women’s Caucus for Art, Women’s Museum, Dallas, TX

The Steps Leading Up But Also Down, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas


Edinburgh Art Festival, GARAGE Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Small Works Member Show, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX

365, Magnolia Theatre (with Ro2 Art), Dallas, TX


#hashtag, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX


L’Homme Dérangé, Eugene Binder Gallery, Marfa, TX

Berlin Becher, Berlin Glas, Berlin, Germany


I’m Looking Through You, Horton Gallery, New York, NY



VIDEO ART/FILM WORK – (selected)


Remember the Days at the Old Schoolyard

Official Selection: Berlin Women Cinema Festival

The Waiting Room

Semi-Finalist, Philadelphia International Filmmaker Awards

Official Selection: mignolo international screendance festival, Vesuvius International Film Festival

Best Dance Short: Cult Movies International Film Festival


Salt Bone

Official Selection: Mobile Dance Film Festival

The Waiting Room

Juried Selection: Woman-Life-Freedom-DFW Exhibition

Invited Selection: kNObox Dance Film Festival, Dance Films from Dallas Program


The Purity Ball

Best Director: Vesuvius International Film Festival

Best Dance Short: Phoenix Shorts

Official Selection: Cyprus International Film Festival “Golden Aphrodite,” A Lyte in the Dark

Finalist: Cult Movies International Film Festival

Semi-Finalist: Rotterdam Independent Film Festival

Things Missing/Missed

Official Selection: Berlin International Art Film Festival, Frame of Mind, Toronto Film and Script Awards, 5th Logcinema Theatre on Film, Toronto Film Magazine Fest

Best Feature: Medusa Film Festival

Best Script: Vesuvius International Film Fest

Best Music: Vesuvius International Film Fest

Exceptional Merit: WRPN Women’s International Film Festival

Finalist: Cult Movies International Film Festival


The Savage Seconds

Official Selection: Frame of Mind (KERA/PBS)


51 Days in Quarantine

Official selection and awarded the Visionary Award, kNOwBOX dance Short Series


Salt Bone

Official selection, WomenCinemakers Biennale 2018


Eating Out For Dinner

Official selection, Oak Cliff Film Festival



Official selection, Dallas Video Fest (collab. Mike Morris & Julie McKendrink)


Love Crime

Official selection, Short Films Competition, Texas Theatre



Official Selection: Women In Film/SAG’s Chick Flicks; Hub Shorts Film Festival: Dance for Camera; Dallas VideoFest



Artistic Director Positions

2011-present: Artistic Director/Choreographer, Danielle Georgiou Dance Group

2019-2022:   Associate Artistic Director, Undermain Theatre


Dance – Company Positions

2018-2021:   Collaborator, Very Good Dance Theatre

2012-2015:   Company Member, DekaDance

2011-2016:   Company Member, Contemporary Ballet Dallas (now Ballet Dallas)

2014-2017:   Choreographer, Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet

2011-2012:   Guest Artist, Richland College

2010:           Showcase Artist, National Performance Network

2008-2011:   Collective Member, Muscle Memory Dance Theatre


The Danielle Georgiou Dance Group (Dance and Theatre)

Selected Performances/Livestreams/Films

2022:           The Waiting Room (dance film)

2021:           The Bippy Bobby Boo Show: Again! Again!, Theatre Three (co-production)

2021:           Stronger Than Arms, Undermain Theatre (co-production)

2021:           Things Missing/Missed (digital performance)

2020:           The Bippy Bobby Boo Show: 2020 Call-In Special (live stream)

2020:           The Savage Seconds, a feature-length film

2019:           The Bippy Bobby Boo Show, Theatre Three (co-production)        

2018:           Just Girly Things, Festival of Independent Theatres

2017:           Things Missing Missed, Dallas Public Library      

2017:           Donkey Beach, Hamon Hall, Winspear Opera House

2017:           War Flower, Bath House Cultural Center

2016:           SWARM, Dallas Public Library

2016:           Pizzicato, 17th International Theater Festival

2015:           The Show About Men, Festival of Independent Theatres

2014:           NICE, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre

2014:           Dirty Filthy Diamonds, Margo Jones Theatre

2013:           What This Is Not About, Bath House Cultural Center

2012:           Elegant Ghost, Teatro Dallas

2011:           Love and Vice, Teatro Dallas


Festivals and Commissions

Selected Performances

2023:           Rest, Aurora Dallas, Dallas, TX

2022:           Sunsets No Sleep, Aimed Summer Dance Festival, Beaumont, TX

2020:           Purity Ball, Aurora Dallas, Dallas, TX

2019:           Without A Body, Houston Fringe Festival, Houston, TX

2018-2019:  Run of Show, Houston Fringe Festival, Houston, TX; Theorist Fest, Austin, TX

2018:           Dances with Whales, Aurora Dallas, Dallas, TX

2018:           Fending, 254 Dance Fest, Waco, TX; Dallas Dances, Dallas, TX; Dance Co-Op, Arlington, TX

2015-2017:  Chatter, Dallas DanceFest, Dallas, TX; 254 Dance Fest, Waco, TX

2016:           War Flower, 254 Dance Fest, Waco, TX; Exchange Dance Festival, Tulsa, OK

2015:           Social Studies and Other To-Dos, Aurora Dallas, Dallas Arts District

2013:           Pizzicato Porno, Rouge Fringe Festival, Fresno, CA; Texas Biennial, San Antonio,

2011:           Love Stoned…wasted, Exchange Dance Festival, Tulsa, OK

2010:           Roam, National Performance Network’s Annual Conference


Theatre (Dallas and Fort Worth, TX)

Selected Productions – more available upon request

2023:                             Intimacy Coordinator, King Lear, Shakespeare Dallas

2023:                             Intimacy/Fight/Dance Choreographer, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Shakespeare Dallas

2023:                             Intimacy/Fight/Dance Choreographer, Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare Dallas

2023:                             Intimacy/Fight/Dance Choreographer, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Second Thought Theatre

2023:                             Intimacy Choreographer, The Last Truck Stop, Kitchen Dog Theater

2023:                             Director, The Butterfly’s Evil Spell, Theatre, Three

2023:                             Choreographer, The Elephant Man, Theatre Three

2022:                            Intimacy Choreographer, Between Riverside and Crazy, Stage West Theatre

2022:                            Choreographer, High Five, Kitchen Dog Theater

2022:                            Director, The Do-Over, Pup Fest, Junior Players/Kitchen Dog Theater

2022:                            Director/Choreographer, Stede Bonnet: A F*cking Pirate Musical, Theatre Three

2021:                            Director/Choreographer, Scrooge in Rouge, Stage West Theatre

2020:                            Co-Creator and Choreographer, The Naughty List, Moonrise Initiative

2020:                            Choreographer, The Children; Dir. Kara-Lynn Vaeni, Stage West Theatre

2020:                            Choreographer, Madame Bovary; Dir. Bruce DuBose, Undermain Theatre

2020:                            Choreographer, House on Mango Street; Dir. David Lazano, Cara Mia Theatre

2020:                            Choreographer, Slide By; Dir. Jake Nice, Elevator Project 

2019:                            Choreographer, The Thanksgiving Play; Dir. Bruce DuBose, Undermain Theatre

2019:                            Intimacy/Movement, Reykjavík; Dir. Kara-Lynn Vaeni, Kitchen Dog Theater

2019:                            Movement Director, Office Hour; Dir. Jenny Ledel, Circle Theatre

2019:                            Co-Director, so go the ghosts of mexico, part 3; Undermain Theatre

2019:                            Choreographer, The Manufactured Myth of Eveline Flynn; Dir. Kara Lynn Vaeni, Theatre Three

2018:                            Choreographer, Everybody; Dir. Jake Nice, Stage West Theatre

2018:                            Choreographer, Once; Dir. Marianne Galloway, Theatre Three

2018:                            Actor, Shakey Jake+Alice; Dir. Katherine Owens, Undermain Theatre

2018:                            Choreographer, Three Sisters; Dir. Katherine Owens, Undermain Theatre

2017:                            Choreographer, Adding Machine; Dir. Blake Hackler, Theatre Three

2017:                            Choreographer, so go the ghosts of mexico, part two; Dir. Katherine Owens, Undermain Theatre

2016:                            Choreographer, DP92: Dir. Thomas Riccio, Dead White Zombies

2014:                            Dancer/Actor, El Conde Dracula; Dir. Matthew Posey, Ochre House Theatre

2013:                            Actor, (w)hole; Dir. Thomas Riccio, Dead White Zombies

2012:                            Actor, Flesh World; Dir. Thomas Riccio, Dead White Zombies 

2018:                            Movement Consultant, Lonesome Blues; Dir. Katherine Owens, York Theatre (New York, NY)


Film/Commercials/Music Videos

2022:                            Intimacy Coordinator, Obsession, Dir. Nathaniel Aron, short film

2021:                            Featured Extra, Spinner, Dir. Anne Fleitas, short film

2020:                            Choreographer, Rejoice, Dir. Andrew Ryan Shepherd, music video

2019:                            Choreographer, Christus Ad Spot, Dir. Roger Peters, commercial

2019:                            Featured Extra, Final Dress, Dir. Christie Vela, feature film

2019:                            Actor, About Face, Dir. Thomas Riccio, short film

2019:                            Actor, All My Waking Hours, Dir. Christian Vasquez, short film

2016:                            Actor, Bring The Thunder, Dir. Robert Anthony, music video

2014:                            Featured Extra, Lover Girl, Dir. Jason Reimer, music video

2013:                            Featured Dancer, Disco Queen, Dir. Matt Cooper, music video



2011-Present          Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX

                                2012-present:           Professor of Dance (2012-2015, Visiting Scholar)

                                2019-present:           Professor of Visual Arts (art appreciation)

                                2018-present:           Professor of Humanities 

                                2012-2020:               Program Coordinator, Dance

                                2017-2018:               Interim Associate Dean, Arts and Communication

                                2011-2012:               Adjunct Professor, Dance


2019                      Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

                              Guest Artist, Theatre (Movement Specialist)


2007-2015              University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

2012-2015:             Director of the UTA Dance Ensemble

                                2007-2015:                       Instructor of Record, Dance


2010-2012              University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

                                Teaching Assistant, Humanities and Arts


2009-2012              Richland College, Dallas, TX

                                Adjunct Professor, Government


SERVICE WORK – (selected)

2022:                      Performer, Family Pride Day, Resource Center, Dallas, TX

                               Director, Junior Players/Kitchen Dog Theater, Dallas, TX

2021:                      Dance Guest Artist, W.T. White High School, Dallas, TX

2020:                      Dance Guest Artist, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dallas, TX

2018-2019:             Co-Director, Musical Theater, SummerStage, Dallas Theater Center

2015-2019:             Great Create at the Nasher Sculpture Center; Dallas, TX

2017:                      Series of Public Dance Theatre Workshops, Dallas Public Library

                               Dance and Visual Art Workshop, University of North Texas Art Galleries

2016:                      Illusion and Disillusion, commissioned performance by 29 Pieces and The Sixth Floor Museum for the 

                                       Pulitzer Centennial

2014-2016:              School of YES, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Cara Mia Theatre

2015:                       The Way You Move: dance workshop, Dallas Museum of Art; Dallas, TX

2014:                        Dance Theatre Workshop, Big Rig Dance Collective Co-Op

                                 Contemporary Dance Workshop, Dance Council of North Texas

2013:                         AIDS Outreach Center Benefit Concert, Texas Christian University



2020, 2017, 2015:         Best Dance Troupe, Dallas Observer (Editor’s Choice)

2017:                             Special Support Grant, Donkey Beach, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

2016:                             Best Dance Company, D Magazine (Reader’s Choice)

2015:                             Best New Play/ Musical, The Show About Men, Dallas Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum Awards

2015:                             Outstanding Creative Contribution: Choreography—The Show About Men and NICE, Dallas Fort

                                             Worth Theater Critics Forum Awards

2015:                             Special Support Grant, The Show About Men, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

2015:                             Named a Forward Thinker by TheaterJones 


PUBLICATIONS – (more examples available upon request)

The Sixth Position—columnist for TheaterJones

Dance Critic—TheaterJones, Dallas Morning News, KERA’s Art and Seek

Georgiou, Danielle. The Politics of State Public Arts Funding. Germany: VDM Verlag, 2008.



Greek – Conversational

French – Basic



Theatrical Firearms Safety Course (Society of American Fight Directors)


Dance Council of North Texas

World Dance Alliance


National Dance Education Organization


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