December 2018


two student performances not to miss this Holiday season!


Whether you're in denver...

See what Danielle's  aerial youth & teen performance classes have been working on this fall at Gravity Aerial Arts!  We’ll have two different shows each with a fun variety of solo, duo, and small group acts.

"Gravity Aerial Arts

Youth And Teen Showcase"

Friday, December 14th at 6:00pm 

Sunday, December 16th at 4:00pm

$5 suggested donation at the door


Gravity Aerial Arts

5925 East Evans Avenue, Unit 125

Denver, Colorado 80222

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Other youth coaches include:

Megan Fahey McMaster, Jen Wheeler, Ashley Evelyn Smith,

Kaly Jenkins, and Ashley Turner


Or you're in chicago!

Come to support Danielle's former students! CircEsteem's Advanced Performance Troupe, TEAM, presents annual student-directed winter show:

"The Sky's The Limit"

Saturday, December 8th at 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Sunday, December 9th 3:00pm

Purchase tickets here!


4730 N. Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60640

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TEAM Show Postcard, Winter 2018

October 2018

Annabelle Denmark caught some magical moments at Gravity's "Battle of the Morals" on October 19th and 20th. Check out a few shots from Danielle's performance below:

September 2018


Two exciting performances coming up this fall with Gravity Aerial Arts!


"Aerial in the Park"

Saturday, September 1st

Cheeseman Park

Denver, CO 80218

RSVP on Facebook



"Battle of the Morals"

October 19th & 20th at 7:00pm

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

119 Park Avenue W

Denver, CO 80205


Purchase tickets here!


June 2018

Brand new images from the incredibly talented Nigel Wang!

Big thanks to Gravity Aerial Arts for hosting this photo shoot!


May 2018


Circesteem presents

"Welcome to Circtopia!"


Danielle was thrilled to visit her Chicago circus family this month to see their annual spring show! These talented and dedicated young performers inspire her every day.

Coming up this summer...

Danielle will be coaching Aerial and Partner Acrobatics at Gravity Aerial Arts summer camp  throughout June and July! Ages 6 and up.


Sign up here!

April 2018


Danielle is starting her newest adventure in Denver, Colorado!

She is thrilled to be performing and coaching with Gravity Aerial Arts

as well as joining the staff Bounce Stapleton!

A huge thank you goes out to Danielle's Chicago Circus Family for all of your support, for the beautiful send-off, and (most of all) for all the smiles over the years!

As we say in the circus, "see you down the road!"

february 2018

CircEsteem performs in Danielle's hometown!

The CircEsteem & Circus Harmony advanced performance troupes combined forces at the City Museum in St. Louis, MO for an epic Social Circus Performance Extravaganza on February 17th & 18th!


Danielle could not be more proud to coach these incredibly talented young performers! Here's a special inside look at our field trip and performances.


December 2017

Danielle's students, CircEsteem's Advanced Performance Troupe,

are proud to present:

"Wanda's Time-Warped Wardrobe"

...a throwback for the whole family!

When a group of friends uncover a time traveling

wardrobe in a mysterious antique shop,

they take it upon themselves to explore the past. 

Where would YOU go?

December 9th 3:30pm & 7:30pm
December 10th 3:30pm

4730 N. Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60640

$7 For Ages 17 and under, $12 Adults

Group Acrobatics
Group Juggling
Solo Lyra
Group German Wheel
Solo Silks
Group Lyra
Group Acrobatics
Solo Trapeze
Group German Wheel
Pre-show TEAM huddle!

October 2017

This fall, Danielle has been running all around the Chicagoland area performing at various variety shows and events! 

Check out a few  shots of her in action!

CircEsteem Gala
CircEsteem Gala
Fly By Night Circus
Fly By Night Circus
Fly By Night Circus
Fly By Night Circus

February 2017


Danielle's students have been working hard getting ready for their upcoming performance at Alternatives. You don't want to miss this one!

From CE:

"The CircEsteem Homework and Circus Crew will be having a BIG show, February 10th @5:00 PM! Come watch our circus kids as they fly through the skies doing silks, burn rubber with their unicycles, and perform all sorts of flips and tricks! All are welcome!"

Link for more info:

December 2016


Couldn't be prouder to be coaching TEAM: The CircEsteem Advanced Performance Troupe!  "Vraies Couleurs (True Colors)" was an enormous success thanks to these incredibly talented, kind, and hardworking students.


Big thanks to MB Photography for these beautiful images!

MB Photography
MB Photography
MB Photography
MB Photography
MB Photography
MB Photography

July 2016


Coming soon to the Athenaeum Theatre...

"Present Voices"

 Directed/Chroeographed by John Cartwright & Danielle Gennaoui 

Presented as part of Thodos Dance Chicago's "New Dances 2016"

Featuring: Abby Ellison, Hattie Haggard,

Sydney Pagman, Richard Peña, & Luis Vazquez

Read more about the project and purchase tickets HERE.

"Present Voices"

featured in

The Windy City Times

Click here to read about

John & Danielle's 

process & insipriation!

A sneak peek inside "Present Voices" rehearsals:


September 2015


An exclusive look into two exciting original works Danielle has been devising this summer!

"Anna to the West"

directed by Jamie Olah

a devised physical theatre/dance piece telling the story of a young girl, Anna, and her family as they travel west on the Oregon Trail in 1843. 


Performed at 

Adventure Stage Chicago SCRATCH Night:

May 17th, 2015


The Chicago Physical Theatre Festival:

July 7th, 2015

Dan Plehal Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Dan Plehal Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Dan Plehal Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Brandon Wardell Photography
Dan Plehal Photography
Dan Plehal Photography
Artist: Amos Omer

"The Titus Andronicus Project"

with The Home for Wayward Artists

at The Public House Theatre

3914 N Clark St,

Chicago, IL 60613

June & July 2015