WHO IS DANIELLE OKEEFE?
Danielle OKeefe has worked in the arts for over 15 years establishing a reputation as one of the country’s leading youth arts creators. After finishing her studies in 2003 in London, Danielle returned to Sydney to conduct the Australian Youth Choir (AYC) and held that post until 2012 when she left to work in Outback Australia.
Simultaneous to conducting the AYC, Danielle worked with companies such as the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), Sydney Chamber Opera (SCO), The Australian Institute of Performing Arts (AIPA), Brent Street and PACT to create exciting works for and with young people. Alongside her work with young people, Danielle has directed mainstage shows at the Seymour Centre, The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Complex and Merrigong Theatre, to name a few.
Since returning to Sydney from her post as Artistic Director of Outback Theatre for Young People, she has been working with large ensembles of girls and women, and is now formalising a cross-age female ensemble to work together across a variety of projects.