Media & PR

Texas Ballet Theater Hires New Director of Schools

Texas Ballet Theater hires new Director of Schools


Fort Worth, Texas (Feb. 19, 2018) – Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) has hired Daniel Tardibono as Director of Schools to oversee operations in both Fort Worth and Richardson locations.

“We are excited to have Daniel join the TBT senior staff, providing strategy and leadership to our Texas Ballet Theater Schools,” said Vanessa Logan, Executive Director of Texas Ballet Theater. “His background and experience in dance administration will be such an asset in helping us continue the momentum we have here and helping us reach new heights.”

“We are excited to have Daniel join our team,” said Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., Artistic Director for Texas Ballet Theater. “He will be instrumental in furthering the growth and development of the programs in our TBT Schools.”

Tardibono is from Oklahoma City, where he is a state certified educator in dance, as well as a certified teacher through Dance Masters of America. He serves as a judge for various competitions and as a master class instructor for various groups. He joins TBT after serving 18 years as Director of Victory Dance in Oklahoma City.

In 2007, Tardibono served as lead consultant for the development and launch of the Dance Performance degree program at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. He has choreographed and coached several award-winning competition teams, and received numerous top awards, including State Champion Pom Teams, top ten finishers at the DMA Petite Master, Teen Mister, and Mister Dance of America finals, and National finals groups. During Oklahoma’s State Centennial Celebration, Tardibono choreographed for country star, Ty England’s performance on the live TV broadcast of the Oklahoma State Centennial Parade. He is passionate about dance education and believes strongly in challenging and inspiring students of all ages and technical levels. He is also currently on the roster of Dance Competition Judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.


A gift to Texas Ballet Theater impacts our community.

learn more