Danielle Grace Williams has worked professionally within the music industry for nearly 10 years and has been extremely successful to maintain a fantastic career so far. 

Since the age of 4, Danielle starting learning the piano and over the years was introduced to the flute and saxophone. Throughout her school years she gained her ABRSM Grades in all three instruments, was apart of the well know Dearne Big Band and played many leads in pantomimes and musicals from a young age. As a dancer she has a background in ballroom dancing, has studied ballet, modern and street dancing.

Danielle studied at Barnsley College where she obtained her Music Technology ALevel, a triple Distinction on a Btech National Diploma in Music Performance and had the honour to be awarded the Kate Rusby “Performance of the year”, presented by Pete Waterman.

Throughout her time at University not only did she graduate with BA Hons Degree in Popular Music Studies at Leeds College of music, she Supported Joe Longthorne at The London Palladium and at the Paradise Rooms in Blackpool. In the summer of 2007 toured with Qdos Productions, held a residency at The Club Tropicana and later went on to winning “The Best Female Artist” on the 59th Blackpool Command show. In her final years of university, more success continued for this talented woman, when she started working for Thompson Gold 5 Star Resorts, supported Peter Grant at The Stables Theatre, became a deputy entertainments manager for Brittany Ferries which then led on to her successful time onboard as one of the main cabaret acts.

In 2010 she was cast as the first leading lady in the new musical “13 Days”, written by Alexandre Bermange, orchestrated by Paul Bateman, lyrics by the extremely famous Tim Rice and directed by Gary Dearlove. Danielle performed with a fifty strong choir and a fifty piece live orchestra. To continue her passion for acting Danielle landed a number of extra roles in the BBC 1 TV series  “The Accused”, followed by the lead female vocalist in the UK theatre touring irish musical, “Essence of Ireland”.

Danielle returned to the stage with a different kind of act that would take her career in a different direction. Since 2011 Danielle has been awarded the UK’s Best Katy Perry Tribute with her show “I Kissed A Girl”. The tribute show has become so popular over the past few years that she has had to expand, adding dancers and a live band to cater for large events.

2012 brought a different kind of fame for Danielle when she was one of the flirty thirty on ITV’s hit dating show “Take Me Out”! This led on to her performance on ITV’s 2 “Take Me Out - The Gossip” with her Katy Perry Tribute show and other performances and appearances.

Working all over the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe, entertaining tens of thousands people over the years, Danielle is continually focused to being the best that she can be. Her dedication to music allows her to be versatile with her act, cater for any occasion and give any client the absolute highest standard in live entertainment. 

Personal Details

  • Height: 5ft 2inch
  • D.O.B: 04/10/1986
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair: Dark Brown
  • Show Size: 4/5
  • Weight: 9st 2lbs
  • Chest: 34 inch
  • Waist: 28 inch
  • Hips: 34inch
  • Cup Size: 34DD 

 

Instruments 

  • Piano
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
  • Guitar

 

Qualifications

  • 9 G.C.S.E’s including Music and Drama (2004)
  • A level in Music Technology, Media Studies and French (2005)
  • Btech National Diploma, Triple Distinction (2006)
  • BA Hons Degree, Leeds College of Music, Popular Music studies (2009)
  • DFMA Fashion Makeup Course (2011)
  • Belle Hair Extensions Course - Qualified Hair Technician (2013)
  • Grade 5 Jazz Piano ABRSM
  • Grade 6 Flute ABRSM
  • Grade 5 Saxophone  ABRSM

 

Awards

  • Kate Rusby Performance of the Year Award (2006) presented by Pete Waterman
  • Blackpool Command Performance – Best Female Artist Award (2008)
  • Nation Tribute Awards - Awarded Best UK Katy Perry Tribute (2013)

 

Singing/Performance Experience

  • Singer, Saxophone Player and member of Dearne Big Band. (1998-2003)
  • London Palladium, supporting Joe Longthorne (2006)
  • Gospel Choir, Leeds College Of Music (2006.7.8.9)
  • Paradise Rooms, Blackpool (solo artist 2006,7,8,)
  • The Stage, Showcall Showcase (solo artist 2006,7)
  • Keeping it Live Showcase (solo artist and band performance 2008,9)
  • Club Tropicana Residency (2007)
  • Blackpool Command Awards (2008)
  • Thompson Gold Fly Backs (2008 – solo Cabaret artist)
  • Performed with Peter Grant at the Stables Theatre in Milton Keenes (2008)
  • Brittany Ferries, Deputy Entertainments Manager (2009)
  • Liquorice Festival Pontefract (Operatic female quartet 2009)
  • Katy Perry tribute show (2011 - 2013)
  • Various Gay Pride events performing as Katy Perry Tribute -(2011 - Present)
  • Various Performances in Spain, Italy, Germany. (2009 - Present)
  • National Tribute Awards 2013
  • Beer Festivals UK and Germany
  • Blackpool Football Club
  • Richo Arena Coventry
  • Various High Profile Private events in the UK and Europe
  • All major theatre within the tour cast of “Essence of Ireland” - Irish theatre show.
  • Weddings / Anniversaries / Birthday Parties / Funerals / Childrens Birthday parties (2008 - Present)

 

 

Acting Experience

  • “Take Me Out” - Series 3 with host Paddy McGuiness.
  • “The Accused” - BBC 1 - TV Series (2011)
  • Lead Female Role in 13 Days, new musical by Alexander Bermange (2010)

 

Co- Producer of “Sing for Life”, established musical theatre group in Barnsley

“The Accused” played part of an Extra – TV Series (2010)

Pantomimes: Babes in the Wood – role of “Little Red Riding Hood”, Sleeping Beauty – role of “Sleep Beauty”, Midsummer Night’s Dream – role of Titania. Played part of lead female roles in all performances (2003 – 2005) Barnsley Theatres

Qdos, Touring Pantomime (2007)  - played lead role of “Princess” in “Jack and the Beanstalk” and “Ruby the Pirate Queen” in Peter Pan.

Pantomime – Sleep Beauty – Lead Female role as “Sleeping Beauty” (2011) – Barnsley Theatre