Welcome to Danielle’s Highland Dance Academy!

Hi – My name is Danielle Hamilton and I’m the director of Danielle’s Highland Dance Academy. For over 30 years, I’ve enjoyed both performing and instructing dance. The Academy focuses on a dance experience that builds confidence, teamwork, respect, excellence in dance, and of course fun!

Each year, the students focus on traditional Highland and National dances. Special choreography numbers are also performed by the dancers. Over the years, many of my award winning dancers have excelled competitively. We also perform for the benefit of the broader community we live in – for seniors, veterans, at fairs, etc. Our year culminates with our grand Recital, typically held in June.

Serving Ottawa and the surrounding communities, we’ve been introducing young dancers to the world of Highland Dance and have taken them from their first pas de basques to their most recent competition trophy!

My students typically range in age from 4 to adult. The Academy provides individual instruction in a small class setting to ensure personal instruction tailored to the needs of each student. Of course, private instruction can be arranged if interested.

Lots of information is available on our website, so please browse and let me know if you are interested in joining a class, looking for more information, or have an interesting highland dance story to share!


Miss Danielle