Dana Wilson was born and raised in Aurora Colorado. There, she studied many forms of dance, and fell particularly hard for contemporary movement, hip-hop, and funk styles. Since then, Dana has worked as a dancer for countless commercials, music videos, award shows, and television shows, including "America's Got Talent", "Dancing with the Stars","American Idol," live shows including Kenny Ortega's rendition of Rocky Horror Picture Show, movies such as "Shrek 4" and "Charlie Wilson's War", and for recording artists including Kylie Minogue, and Florence and the Machine.