DANIELLE LEININGER grew up in Orange County, California. She is currently attending university, majoring in theatre arts and minoring in dance.
Danielle was introduced to drum corps in 2011 and went on to march Pacific Crest in 2012 and 2013. From there, she spent two summers with the Phantom Regiment, aging out with them this past 2015 season. She has also performed with the world class winter guard Fantasia in 2014, 2015, and is currently participating in her third season with them.
Danielle has continued to further her experience and education of the activity through performing as well as teaching. She has taught with programs such as John F. Kennedy High School, Yorba Linda High School and is presently at Yorba Linda Middle School, Walnut High School, and El Dorado High School.
She is extremely excited to begin the next step of her journey in 2016 as a staff member with the drum corps that first gave her the opportunity to perform in DCI.