Dana trained extensively in ballet and modern with the Seiskaya Ballet Academy and later on a full scholarship to the Ailey School. She then joined Rhapsody The Company in 2001. She has toured and performed with top artists including Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Kelis, New Kids on the Block, Fantasia and the Latin sensation Thalia and others. Dana worked with Beyoncé for her "I Am..2009 Tour" as Assistant Choreographer, personally training and preparing Beyoncé for this tour.
She has performed in numerous TV and Award shows including So You Think You Can Dance, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, MTV VMA Awards, Teen Choice Awards, AMA Awards, World Music Awards, Billboard Awards, All My Children, Regis and Kelly, Dick Clark's Rockin New Year's Eve, the Today Show, Good Morning America, BET 106 & Park, Noble Peace Prize Concert, Jimmy Kimmel, Carson Daly and Jay Leno Shows. You may have spotted her dancing side by side with Beyoncé in "Single Ladies" at the World Music Awards and in numerous commercials including Haagen Daaz as a principal dancer, Acura and Atlantis Resort.
Dana was both Artistic Director and choreographer for the recent shows cy.clo.thy.mi.a and Vatic, which were performed in New York City to packed houses and both received rave reviews. She has been recently featured in Dance Spirit Magazine as well as Dance Teacher Magazine. For "Fashion Night Out" in New York City, Dana choreographed for 4 different Sephora locations. You can catch Dana in the web series "dance 212", as she is one of 5 dancers featured as they make their way in the dance and choreographers world at www.dance212.com.
She presented her work at "the Young Choreographers Festival" and was recently awarded 1st runner up in the Capezio A.C.E. Award Choreography Competition. Dana always brings her knowledge, experience and passion for dance to her students. Keep current on all of Dana's news by checking her website at www.danafoglia.com.