Danielle Polanco

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Danielle Polanco
Polanco at the premiere of Step Up 2: The Streets, 2008
Occupation(s)Actress, choreographer, dancer, star
Years active2003–present

Danielle Polanco is an American dancer and choreographer and actress. She is best known for being the leading lady in Omarion's music video Touch and for starring in the 2008 movie Step Up 2: The Streets, in which she portrayed Missy Serrano.[1]

Polanco has choreographed for Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé Knowles. She has also appeared as a dancer in numerous music videos for artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Amerie, Janet Jackson, Usher, Bruno Mars, and Kat DeLuna.[citation needed] She is a voguer under the House of Ninja.[2]

She appeared in the Broadway revival of West Side Story as one of the Shark girls, Consuela.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Idlewild Swop Dancer
2008 Step Up 2: The Streets Missy
2010 Step Up 3D Missy
2015 The Wiz Live! Ensemble



  1. ^ "Dancing in 'Streets' is fine, but story ...". Chicago Sun-Times. February 14, 2008. p. 33. ...the supporting cast of young dancers is especially strong, with fine work from Danielle Polanco as Andie's friend
  2. ^ "Danielle Polanco: From screen to the Broadway revival of West Side Story". Dance Spirit Magazine. Archived from the original on April 30, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2014. She eventually became a member of the House of Ninja.
  3. ^ "Broadway-Bound West Side Story Revival Launches at DC's National Dec. 15". Playbill. Archived from the original on October 30, 2013. Retrieved November 26, 2013.

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