Dan is a London based actor, comedian and director. 

Dan studied at Ecole Phillipe Gaulier in Paris. He has facilitated workshops for Finger in the Pie theatre company, The School of Laughter, the Museum of Comedy, Monobox and has taught at the National Centre for Circus Arts and Mountview and East 15 Drama Schools.

In 2008 as one half of the duo Moonfish Rhumba, he was a Hackney Empire New Act and Amused Moose Laugh Off Finalist and they debuted their first full hour show at the Gilded Balloon in 2009.

 

In 2014 he toured his one man show 'Brainchild' to Berlin, Prague, Adelaide, London & Edinburgh, directed by Complicite’s Mick Barnfather and it received the Judges’ Award for Theatre at the London Mimetic Festival in 2014. Between 2011-2014 Dan was the regular host of The Finger in the Pie cabaret at the renowned cabaret venue Madame Jojo's.

Dan performed in 'Dr Browns Devised Ensemble' at Soho Theatre in 2017 and featured in ‘Living With Monkey’ a pilot for TV by Nina Conti. In 2017 he co-devised and performed with award-winning theatre company Little Soldier in their production 'Derailed' which was performed at the Riverside stage at the National Theatre London. 

In 2019 he toured The Establishment: Le Bureau De Strange, a show concieved with Neil Frost. At Adelaide fringe the show won a weekly award for Best Comedy in 2019, the same year they also won a Best Childrens Event award for their silent family show 'Captain Cauliflower'.

 

Dan directed 'Legs', winner of the Malcolm Hardy Award for Comic Originality 2019 and is currently working with Julia Masli and the Duncan Bros on the sequel 'Logs'. Dan also directed 'We Must Live' which was nominated for a London Offie Award in 2020.

Dan regularly tours with Clowns Without Borders UK, a charity that aims to improve the quality of life for children and communities living in crisis all over the world, most recently performing and facilitating workshops for refugees in Northern Greece. Most recently he ran a workshop for a group of Syrian circus performers at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jorden.

 

Dan is a co-founder of the London Clown Festival. In 2016 he was a guest on 'Saturday Live' on Radio 4.

 

Dan is also an accomplished musician and award-winning songwriter.