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Ariyan Johnson McDaniel

SAG-AFTRA-EQUITY Actor-Dancer-Chorograher

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Olathe, KS, United States

Union Membership:

SAG-AFTRA, Equity, ACTRA

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

18-39

Ethnicities:

African Descent, African American

Attributes:

  • Female (gender),
  • Average (build),

Skills:

Accents/Dialects Dancer Drivers License
Horseback Riding Improv Training Sign Language
Singer   

Roles:

Television

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
"A Time To Laugh"-2011 B.E.T. Show
Choreographer
B.E.T.
HILL HARPER VH1 Pilot
Choreographer
VH1
THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW
Choreographer/Dancer
Stan Latham
WB Network
KRS ONE
Choreographer/Dancer
SALT & PEPPA
Dancer
"Start Me Up" Video
MARIAH CAREY
Dancer
"Emotion" Video
KEITH SWEAT
Dancer
Live Show/Video
LL. COOL J
Dancer
Grammy Awards
ESSENCE AWARDS
Dancer
Ottis Sallid
QUEEN LATIFAH
Dancer
"Dance For Me"

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
PURE GOLD
Lead/Choeographer/Writer/Choreographer
Ariyan Johnson McDaniel
Nate Holden Theater
CHAKA KHAN
Choreographer
Live Show
SHAKIN'
Choreographer
Saundra Quaterman
YA KID K/ TECHNOTRONICS
Choreographer/Dancer
Live Show/Video
TONY MORAN
Choreographer/Dancer
Live Show/Television
MARY J. BLIGE
Dancer
Live Show-Palidium NYC
SWV
Dancer
Coca-Cola Superfest Tour
CRYSTAL WATERS
Dancer
Live Show
URBAN SOUL
Dancer
Live Show
FOOTPRINTS DACE COMPANY
Featured Dancer
Freddy Moore
2 IN A ROOM
Dancer
Live Show/International Tour
LISA LISA & THE CULT JAM
Dancer
Live Show
ALPHA OMEGA THEATRICAL DANCE CO.
Principal Dancer
Ronnie Pratt
FORCES OF NATURE THEATRICAL DANCE CO.
Featured Dancer
Abdel Salaam
ELEO POMARE
Guest Artist
Shirley Rushing
Women in Dance

Film

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT
Dancer
Charlie Jordan
JUST ANOTHER GIRL ON THE I.R.T.
Choreographer/Dancer
Leslie Harris

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Henry Street Settlement
Tap
Chautauqua School of Dance
Kevin Keenan
Graham
92nd Street Y Harkness Ballet
Ballet, Pointe
Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance
Graham
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Horton, Dunham, Graham, Ballet, Jazz
La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts
Ballet, Graham, Character, Folk, Acting--Dance Diploma
Michele Shay
Acting Coach
Henry Street Settlement
Acting
N.Y.C. La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts
Acting/Dance Diploma
Lehman College
Theatre Program/B.A. Speech Pathology

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • As an Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, Writer, Producer, Singer- Ariyan Johnson McDaniel has had the opportunity to work in many artistic mediums such as film, theater, and television with her unique talent. A chameleon of sorts and a range of artistic excellence that is consistent.