Daniel Squire was born in Halifax, UK. He studied dance at White Lodge and at the Rambert school, concurrent with working as a percussionist in several semi-professional orchestras in Yorkshire and London.
He then worked as a dancer with Michael Clark and Matthew Hawkins, as well as appearing as Tadzio in Britten’s Death In Venice atGlyndebourne. After moving to the Big Apple, Daniel worked for many years withMerce Cunningham, performing around the world in theatres includingPalais Garnier & Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Staatsoper unter den Linden& Schiller Theater (Berlin), the Roundhouse, the Barbican, Tate Modern(London), Festival Theatre (Edinburgh), Kennedy Center (DC), New York State Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Rose Theater &City Center (NYC); with musicians including Radiohead, John PaulJones, Sigur Rós, Takehisa Kosugi & Sonic Youth. He has also been a core member (actor, videographer, musician) of Marisela La Grave's inter-media group Magnetic Laboratorium since 2003 and worked with, (among others), John Kelly, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Paulina Olowska. In 2013/14 he was Curator for the Dance Program for the exhibit Dancing Around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Daniel continues to teach contemporary dance and ballet classes to various colleges and companies, including Rambert, DV8 Physical Theatre, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Central School of Ballet, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Kingston University, and Falmouth University. He lives in NYC & London and works as a dancer, dance teacher, and actor.