Photo Credit: Daniella Zambrano


Daniela is a Columbian-born dance artist and choreographic director specialising in contemporary dance. She began her career as a professional dancer in the National Ballet of Colombia, with whom she formed her art for three years.

In 2014, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Superior Academy of Arts, Bogotá, Colombia.

Daniela is a versatile performer whose knowledge combines various dance forms including afro, urban, and contemporary dance. She has performed in international dance festivals and participated in intensive workshops in Colombia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador, Argentina, Malaysia, England and Australia (Sydney Sacred Music Festival at Riverside Theatre 2017, Multicultural Festival 2018). She continues developing a deep physical and theoretical investigation of contemporary and urban dance techniques to complement her creations.

As Choreographic Director of Plonova Dance, Daniela has created and presented a number of works each with different dramatic formats where theatre also plays a fundamental role in the scene along-side dance, her most recent choreographic work ‘Borderlines’ was presented at the Hong Kong International Festival (June 2019). As a choreographer she is impassioned to talk about real life issues, experiences and situations through the medium of dance and enriches her life by sharing her art.