meet denise

Denise Piane originally hails from Kansas City, Missouri. She attended New York University and studied at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway.


Denise booked her first feature film as featured dancer in the film STEP UP. Upon finishing the film, Denise began assisting other choreographers including Anne Fletcher for the NBC series, ELI STONE, and Devanand Janki for the Barbie Loves MAC campaign. In addition, Denise choreographed the MTV series SHOWCHOIR and also choreographed the Legend Awards honoring Adam Shankman. Denise can also be seen on Oxygen’s hit series TORI AND DEAN and Logo’s RU PAUL’S DRAG RACE. Continuing her work in film, Denise choreographed the award-winning feature film, SPORK and short films, AL’S BEEF and CAREER DAY. She has also choreographed music videos for artists including The Chainsmokers, Peking Duk, Daya, Ru Paul, Lil Debbie, Double Duchess, Luciana, Cazwell and Perez Hilton. She recently choreographed live shows for recording artist Aimee Allen and Stefy.

Denise strives to bring a heightened sense of musicality to all of her work. She loves to challenge her dancers and push the level of artistry.