SA dancer says it was fun working with US pop star and actress Miley Cyrus

Danielle-Marie Jones better known as Danny Jones speaks to Cape Talk's Kieno Kammies about her life's journey as well as being chosen to perform alongside Miley Cyrus on the Netflix series Black Mirror. The episode was filmed in Cape Town.

24-year-old Jones started dancing at the age of 5 and says her mother played a huge role in her dance career through her performing arts company.

She is currently enrolled for Masters in Theatre and Performance at UCT and working as a stunt-double on Scorpion King: Book of Souls and Bulletproof 2.

Read: Local six-year-old dancing sensation's video goes viral

I've had a wide and broad variety of movement vocabulary. I am really blessed because I've been training since I was small in many genres so I've become versatile.

Danny Jones, dancer

When I heard about the auditions for Black Mirror I thought this is it I am not holding back.

Danny Jones, dancer

Jones says she enjoyed every moment working with the Hollywood star Miley Cyrus and admires her professionalism on set.

When we danced with her she was completely open, she definitely made all of us feel at ease and enjoy as much as she did. We definitely had a good time.

Danny Jones, dancer

Jones is encouraging young people who want to follow in her footsteps to believe in themselves and "respond to every call that excites your spirit"

To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:


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