Daniela Bustillos was born in Caracas, Venezuela and later moved to Barcelona, Spain where she started her dance training in ballet under the direction of Lolita Vilalta of Ballet Sitges. Upon moving to the United States she was able to further pursue her passion and training for dance. She studied ballet intensively with former Royal Ballet Theater's principal John Adamson. She furthered her training with New York City's Joffrey Ballet School, Houston's Ballet Forte, and Point Park University summer intensives. Upon moving to Austin, she trained directly under Jennifer Felkner at Austin Classical Ballet and performed professionally with her resident company as well as furthering her studies in contemporary dance. A few years later she joined Verge Dance Company where she is currently the assistant artistic director. She continues training through attending workshops and intensives around the country and regular travels to train in Los Angeles and New York. Most recently she attended Spellbound Contemporary intensive in Roma, Italy where she trained extensively with the company exploring not only contemporary dance but improvisation and choreography. Daniela has also been teaching ballet, pointe and contemporary and choreographing in Austin for over 5  years and is an active member of the Austin dance community. Daniela is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in political science and international law at Texas State University.