Apr 17, 2015
So you think you can dance? Probably not like Dani Vitale. The choreographer and backup dancer has worked with Katy Perry, Rihanna, and the Jonas Brothers, all while hosting her own video segments for BuzzFeed. But she took some time off from busting a move to answer the Popular Pop Quiz…
NAME: Dani Marie Vitale
NICKNAME: Little D or Dan the Man because I love video games and beer
OCCUPATION: Dancer and choreographer
MOST TEXTED PERSON IN YOUR PHONE: My BF Sean Malto and my BFF Joe Jonas
DREAM ROLE IN A MOVIE THAT’S ALREADY BEEN MADE: Baby in Dirty Dancing, hands down.
DREAM CONCERT TICKET (ANY BAND, ANY DECADE): Ricky Martin in South America somewhere, in his prime. Don’t judge me!
CAREER ICON: Brooke Burke
HAIR ICON: Any Victoria’s Secret model
DENIM ICON: Brooke Shields in her Calvin Klein ads
SPIRIT ANIMAL: Wolverine?!
FAVORITE SNEAKERS: My all-white Nike Air Max
FAVORITE MASCARA: Eyelash extensions all the way; no mascara needed.
FAVORITE BOOK: Girl Boss by Sophie Amuroso
TV ADDICTION: Any drama series! Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge, Scandal…
KARAOKE ANTHEM: I am the best karaoke backup dancer, but never hand me the mic!
LAST SONG DOWNLOADED: Gotta Tell You by Samantha Mumba (#throwback)
LAST MOVIE WATCHED: Jersey Boys.
LAST FASHION ITEM PURCHASED: I just bought a Jeremy Scott sweatshirt that says GAME OVER.
HOW ARE YOU FEELING TODAY? Grateful.
WHAT IS POPULAR? Being a strong woman and supporting other women.
PRIZED POSSESSION IN HIGH SCHOOL: My pointe shoes.
BEST COMPLIMENT YOU COULD GET: “You look so happy!”
TEXTING IN A MOVIE THEATER: OK, OR NO? Not okay. I even hate it when people have their phones out at dinner!
HOW ARE YOU FEELING TODAY? I just got a massage and ate a donut, so I’m feeling pretty great.
WHAT IS POPULAR? To me, popular means doing the right thing. When you give out good vibes and you’re a joy to be around, that is popular.
- All Photos Courtesy of Dani Vitale.
Dani danced with Katy Perry at the Grammy Awards!