Dan is a Director, Fight Director, Intimacy Director, and Movement Specialist based in Tampa, Fl.

Directing Credits include: Ready Steady Yeti Go (Stageworks) Macbeth and Richard III (Tampa Shakes) Beruit and Blue Surge (Cena/Cenari) Bethany and Tender Napalm (TRT2) and US Drag, They Don't Pay We Won't Pay, The Wolves, and She Kills Monsters (Theatre USF) They are currently the director of Unto these Hills 71st season.

Selected Fight Direction credits include: The Black Suits (Joe's Pub), Born Yesterday, Morning After Grace, and The Little Foxes (Asolo Repertory Theatre), FLY and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (Florida Studio Theatre), The Piano Lesson, The Mountain Top, and Dearly Departed (Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe),  Vietgone, The Invisible Hand and Bad Jews (American Stage),  The Niceties, Dry Land, Dike, and Pilgrims (Urbanite), Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Richard the III (Tampa Shakes), The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety and In the Blood (Stageworks), As You Like It, A Skull In Conemarra,  and Gloucester Blue (Jobsite Theatre), Don Giovanni, Faust, Il Trovatore, Carmen, Tales of Hoffman, and La Boheme (St Petersburg Opera), Voodoo Macbeth and Take Me Out (Studio 620), A View from the Bridge (Tampa Rep), Appropriate (Three Bone Theatre) and Unto these Hills and Time of War (Cherokee Historical Association)

Intimacy Direction Credits include: Vietgone (American Stage), Sender and Pilgrims (Urbanite Theatre), and Stupid F!@#ing Bird (Tampa Rep)

They hold a BFA from the University of Michigan, and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. They teach movement and acting at the University of South Florida. They are certified as a teacher and fight director by the SAFD, and as an intimacy director with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators

When Dan isn't in the theatre, they are an avid fan of hiking and camping, currently attempting to camp in every national park possible. So far they have made it to Shenandoah, The Everglades, Wind Cave, Mammoth Cave, Hot Springs, and The Great Smoky Mountains. 6 out of 61 down!  

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