Associate Artistic Director
FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE PLAY:
The Winter’s Tale
SHAKESPEARE CHARACTER THAT BEST DESCRIBES ME:
Sir Andrew Aguecheek
FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE QUOTE:
“Egypt, thou knew’st too well
My heart was to thy rudder tied by th’ strings,
And thou shouldst tow me after.”
FAVORITE PLAY THAT ISN’T BY SHAKESPEARE:
You Got Older by Clare Barron
ALL-TIME FAVORITE ASC MOMENT:
“The Infanta” number in All’s Well That Ends Well (2013).
Upcoming: Twelfth Night (ASC National Tour). Off-Broadway: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare in the Square; Gym at Judson). Off-Off: Richard II (Robert Moss Theater), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Access Theater / East Coast Tour), The Winter’s Tale, Beautiful Bodies (Stella Adler Studio; NYU Conservatory). Dan’s plays include Rocco, Chelsea, Adriana… (HERE Arts; dir. John Gould Rubin), Fist in Mouth (Studio at Cherry Lane), and Peace: Burial at Sea (Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries – Shortlist). Screenplays include Fritz Haber (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award and Grant) and Daughters of Erin (HHF Films). Dan adapted and co-directed Hamlet in the Golden Vale (feature film; 2018) and King of Infinite Space (VR experience; 2018), produced by Roll the Bones with production support from “The Immersive Storytelling Studio” at The National Theatre (UK). Residencies with Bedlam (“MadLAB”) and The Actors Studio (“The Playwright/Directors Unit”). Member of the 2014 LAByrinth Theater Intensive Ensemble, 2015 Shakespeare Society Ambassador Program, and 2018-2019 SDC Foundation Observership. While in New York City, Dan co-founded and served as Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Square.