As an actor, Dan has appeared on stages from New York to Los Angeles and on such television shows as LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLIND JUSTICE, CONVICTION, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN and more.
Dan is book-writer of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL (alongside lyricist and long-time MAD MAGAZINE editor Nick Meglin and composer Neil Berg), based on the 1993 Warner Brothers film. The show premiered at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Center in Winnipeg starring Tony-winner John Rubinstein, singing legend Susan Anton and film, TV and Broadway veteran Conrad John Shuck. Its United States premier is slated for August, 2018 at the historic Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine.
Dan's plays and workshops have been produced throughout the United States, Canada and Europe featuring Emmy-, Tony- and Oscar-winning actors. Current writing projects include three feature screenplays in development with FINDING NEVERLAND producer Nellie Bellflower.
Dan studied and performed at Tufts University and holds a degree in acting from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Anglo-American Mind The Gap Theatre based in New York City.
Winner or finalist:
HBO New Writers Project
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Sundance Film Lab
Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival of Plays
Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Competition (top 10)
Fireside Theatre National Readers Theatre Competition
Shipping Dock Theatre's International New Plays Festival
McLaren Memorial Comedy Playwriting Competition
Rochester Playwright Festival
South Carolina Playwright's Festival
Writer's Digest Writers Competition
Nantucket Theatrical Productions Play Competition
Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition
Featured Award-Winning Performers:
F. Murray Abraham
Conrad John Schuck