Dantzler joins the cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway for a limited time! Get your tickets now!

JULY 2018

Dayna joins the cast of Encore's Off-season DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE written and conceived by Mikki Grant and Vinnette Caroll, and directed and choreographed by Savion Glover.

MAY 2018

Dayna Jarae Dantzler will be jet-setting to California to embark on a revision of a Two-Woman show called COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY written and directed by Marion J. Caffey.  

MAY 2017

Dayna Dantzler joins the cast of WAITRESS on Broadway!



Dayna will be back on the road with THE BOOK OF MORMON through January 2017!

JUNE 18, 2016

Dantzler reunites with No Hope Productions for a one night only event. DANTZLER DOES THE DUPLEX at The Duplex Piano Bar and Cabaret Theatre--June 18, 2016 at 9:30pm. You can purchase advanced tickets at

DECEMBER 31, 2014

Dayna Jarae Dantzler is honored to be nominated for the 2014 Award for BEST UNDERSTUDY for her understudy role as Nabulungi in THE BOOK OF MORMON 1st National Tour.


Dantzler is proud to announce that she is joining the cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON--First National Tour. Check THE BOOK OF MORMON website for performance dates and times in a city near you!

JUNE 2013

Dayna Dantzler performs at Joe's Pub Friday, June 14 in PULLING THE PLUG: a decade of NO HOPE...

celebrating the songs of Scott Schneider and Tim AuMiller. Show starts at 7pm. Joe's Pub - 425 Lafayette St.. Tickets: or call at 212 967-7555.

JUNE 2013

Dayna Jarae Dantzler is thrilled to perform at BAM with the Brooklyn Philharmonic in YOU'RE CAUSING QUITE A DISTURBANCE featuring Erykah Badu Sat. and Sun., June 8 & 9 at 7:30pm!

JANUARY 23, 2012

Dayna Jarae Dantzler is honored to receive the 2012 Award for BEST LEADING ACTRESS for her role as Celie in THE COLOR PURPLE National Tour.


Dayna joins Disney Cruise Line's First Fantasy Cast on Disney's newest ship. The Fantasy will debut in March 2012.


Dayna Dantzler will be featured as Audrey II in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at ReVision Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ. Performances run Oct. 6- Nov. 7.


Dayna Jarae Dantzler is currently playing multiple characters in NYC International Fringe Festival's HELLO MY NAME IS BILLY by Tim AuMiller and Scott Schneider. Only one performance left on Wednesday night August 24, 2011 at 9pm @ Le Poisson Rouge -158 Bleeker St. NYC.

JUNE 24, 2011

Dayna Jarae Dantzler ends her run as 'Celie' in THE COLOR PURPLE national tour. Dayna has performed this role on stages in over 25 states, 200 cities, and 2 countries! The tour ran from February 2010-June 2011.

APRIL 15, 2011

Dayna Jarae Dantzler is honored to receive the Actors' Equity Association's Roger Sturtevant Musical Theatre Award. This award is given each year to EMC actors who have displayed outstanding talent in the American Musical Theatre.