Danielle LaRose is a Canadian-born actress based in London.
She trained at the RSAMD (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) in Glasgow. Currently, she is working with Californian artist Anya Lewin on her short film Chez Paulette and the After Dark Lure, which will be shown as part of her exhibition in Plymouth and throughout the UK. She has also recently worked with director Giles Foster on the new television special The Other Wife, starring Rupert Everett and John Hannah, which aired on German television in December.
In addition to her ventures in film, LaRose has also been involved in several genres of theatre in the UK: appeared as Martha in the Scottish premiere of the groundbreaking punk-rock musical Spring Awakening (Director Andrew Panton), Richard Taylor’s choral/physical theatre piece Closest to the Moon (Ensemble, Director Philip Howard, originally workshopped as Everest with Director Roger Haines), self-written cabaret We are Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On (Director Guy Hollands), and big band variety show Singin’ and Swingin’ (Featured vocalist and dance soloist, Director Andrew Panton).
Original-works collaborations include Connor Mitchell’s Old 100th (Director Marylin Cutts) and Richard John’s Comrade Rockstar (Director Julian Woolford). Other workshops include intensive work with with Nadine George, Jeremy Fisher, Gillyanne Kayes, Ken Alexander, James Brining, Simon Beck, Andy Charles, Jaquie Crago and Morag Fullerton.
In addition to writing her one-woman cabaret, LaRose has co-written, choreographed and composed on several new works in Canada including Remembrance (Director Kenneth Brown), Shakespeare’s Women (Director Troy O'Donnell) and Rondel (Director Kenneth Brown). Other Canadian credits include: The Three Sisters (Olga), Titanic: The Musical (Katherine McGowan), Myths and Hymns (Featured Vocalist), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Muzzy Van Hossmere),and Bernarda Alba: The Musical (Angustias). LaRose worked closely with esteemed directors and artists from within the Edmonton theatre community including John Kirkpatrick, Troy O'Donnell, Stuart Lemoine, Kenneth Brown, Janet Nichol, Janice Flower, Jennifer Spencer, Bridgette Ryan, David Horak, and the late Timothy Ryan.
As a member of the nationally decorated Take Note choirs, she nurtured her passion for a cappella chamber and vocal jazz music, performing for many national events and competitions, on CBC Radio 1, recording several CD’s, and touring internationally including Festival 500 (St. John's, NFLD 2004), the International Association for Jazz Educators Conference (NY, New York 2007), and the Rocky Mountain Music Festival (Banff, AB 2003-2007).Please see CV for further information.