Danny Gardner, making his Broadway debut performing in Dames at Sea, shared with The Pickwyck his tap dancing roots, working with Tommy Tune, and making a splash on Broadway!
Tell us a bit about you! Where did you grow up?
When you were a child, what was your dream profession?
When did you realize that you wanted to be a performer?
We see that you have a strong tap background! What attracted you to this style of dance?
What is your favorite musical and why?
We see that you are an Ithaca College alum! Can you tell us a little bit about your time there?
What is one lesson you learned from your time at Ithaca that helped further your career?
We know that breaking into this business is not an easy feat, did you ever have any doubts about your choice to become a professional actor/performer?
You recently portrayed Dick in the Encores! production of Lady, Be Good! Could you tell us about that experience?
Can you reflect on some of your past roles that really resonated with you? Which one of the past characters you have portrayed did you feel connected to the most and why?
Congratulations on making your Broadway debut in Dames at Sea! What has this experience been like for you so far?
For those who aren't familiar with Dames at Sea, can you tell us a little bit about the show and your character, Lucky?
Can you relate to your character at all?
What should audiences expect when going to see the show? And, in that same regard, what would you like audiences to take away from the show?
If you had to describe Dames at Sea in just three words, what would they be?