Daniil stepped onto the stage for the first time when he was six years old in Wiesbaden, Germany. He began his training under the direction of his mother, Olga Aleksandrova, in 1997. In 2006 he joined the ballet company of the Vienna State Opera and since then has performed many roles of classical and contemporary repertoire of the company. Nowadays Daniil is a soloist at the American Ballet Theatre.