Dalena Leggieri is a vibrant and powerful dancer, who brings her own professional skills, interpretation and creativity to entertainment and performance.
Dance training for Dalena began at the age of 3, learning from the greats of the dance industry, Bert Shaw & Camille Edwards. She trained in jazz, tap and ballet and later moving onto the genres of hip hop and acrobatics to enhance her skill, this gave Dalena the strong foundation that she draws upon today.
Taking a step forward in the Latin world training from Professional Australian and International Latin Champions, Robert and Helen Ritchey, has lead Dalena to perform and work in a broad range of dance shows, television and theatre productions.
Dalena made her theatrical stage debut in The Production Company’s season of Hair, Directed by David Atkins and choreographed by Jason Coleman. Dalena has performed several times on Channel 9’s ‘Footy Show Player Revue’, has been a guest performer multiple times on channel 10’s morning show ‘Studio 10’ as well as appearing in television commercials, episodes of ‘Neighbours’ ‘Winner and Losers’ ‘City Homicide’ and ‘Satisfaction’ on Foxtel. She has performed as a resident dancer for multiple shows and Latin Theatre Restaurants around Melbourne. One of Dalena’s many highlights includes re-creating the iconic Paso Doble routine from Strictly Ballroom with Paul Mercurio himself.
Dalena is a highly skilled costume designer and manufacturer, as well as a proficient music editor. She is one of the leading costume makers in Melbourne with great concepts and well finished commercial, Latin and cutting edge costumes. All her work is carried out to exacting standards, with a high degree of expertise and attention to detail.
This broad range of experience and skill makes Dalena an invaluable asset to HD Entertainment. She has great flair for choreographing staged shows and has done so for artists such as Deni Hines, Gina G, Anthony Callea, Wynter Gordon, Inya Day and Sarah C.
Dalena has endless talent in all aspects of dance, creation and performance. She is the whole package: a friendly and intelligent soul wrapped up in a vivacious and entertaining performer.