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Daniel Mateo

  • New South Wales

Daniel was born and raised on Wiradjuri Country, in Orange, and later moved to Newcastle Awabakal Land). Daniel started his dance studies at Catapult Dance in Newcastle before moving on to NAISDA Dance College in 2019. Daniel joined Bangarra in 2021.

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Heritage

Daniel is a descendent of the Gamilaroi people of North East New South Wales as well as the Tongan people from the Pacifika region.

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Bio

Daniel was born and raised on Wiradjuri Country, in Orange, New South Wales, and later moved to Newcastle (Awabakal Land). Daniel started his dance studies at Catapult Dance in Newcastle before moving on to NAISDA Dance College in 2019.

At NAISDA, Daniel quickly demonstrated an impressive commitment to building both his technical and creative skills. Daniel completed his Diploma qualification at NAISDA in 2020, and in 2019 was part of Catapult Dance’s Propel Program, where he created his first choreographic work - Boy, cries.

Daniel joined Bangarra in 2021.