Daniel Gomez
Actor, Dancer
“If you can only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now”

Daniel Gomez is an street dance artist, situated in the city of Toronto. He has most recently been nominated for Outstanding Ensemble Performance for Laurence Lemieux’s original creation of “Jusqu ‘A Vimy”, as part of the 2018 Dora Awards.

Daniel was exposed to dance at an early age, first expressing his desire for movement through Latin genres such as Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Cumbia. At the age of 16 Daniel’s curiosity for movement grew. With a deep interest in Hip-Hop Culture, he fell in love with the art of street dance and took on the method of Popping. Daniel also has extensive training in styles of; Locking, House, Dancehall and both Hip-hop Freestyle and Choreography.

Daniel Gomez is a member of Toronto based dance crew, Twisted Ankles. Throughout his involvement with Twisted Ankles, he has gone on to win several competitions/battles and has had the opportunity to share his knowledge through both teaching and performance. Daniel is currently a performance artist for Toronto based dance companies – Gadfly Urban Dance Company as well as Citadel + Compagnie. He has had the opportunity to perform original works by artists such as; Esie Mensah, Caroline “Lady C” Fraser, Shameka Blake, Bageshre Vase, Samuel Tanz, Marino Abarca, Pyro, Teego Ahn, Mark Samuels, Addy Chan and Tabby Donaldson. Daniel has also had exposure as a performer for the Toronto Argonauts and the Toronto Raptors as part of their half time entertainment segments.

Daniels career has lead him to theatre performance and battling competitions in areas of the world such as; France, Birmingham, Japan, Arizona, Chicago and New York.