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    Meet Billy Elliot: Gunar Daniels

    Note: Gunar’s final show as Billy was at the Media Theatre (Pennsylvania), on 10-Jan-2016.

    Debut: November 18, 2015 (Media Theatre, PA)

    Total Performances as Billy: 28 (No Partial Shows) 

    Gunar Daniels ThumbGunar Daniels was 13-years-old from West Chester, PA when he debuted as Billy Elliot at the Media Theatre in Pennsylvania.

    Gunar Daniels1Gunar’s dance training has been at The Rock School for Dance Education (Rock West), while his academics have been received at the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School (PALCS).

    Gunar’s early passion was gymnastics. Taking classes at KMC Gymnastics and Dance, he was very successful in competitions. In fact, it was because it was suggested to him that it would help improve him in gymnastics, that Gunar began taking ballet classes at Rock West. And then, rather recently, Gunar accepted an invitation to join the Professional Division at the Rock School Philadelphia full time.

    Gunar's KMC team from the 2014 Pennsylvania State Championships (Gunar is in the 4th row, last boy on the right)
    Gunar’s KMC team from the 2014 Pennsylvania State Championships (Gunar is in the 4th row, last boy on the right)

    Prior to his involvement with BETM, Gunar’s stage experience includes performances in Oliver!, A Year with Frog and Toad, and The Nutcracker.”

    Upon his debut as Billy at Media, Gunar becomes the 116th young actor in the world to professionally play the role.

    For more information about Gunar, visit:

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