CURRENT EXCITING THINGS
September 7th & 14th, 2019: Dani joins the cast of ShakesBEER, New York Shakespeare Exchange’s bardly pub crawl in the East Village. Your ticket gets you four drink tickets and four Shakespeare excerpts at this four-pub party.
September 9, 2019: Dani is in a reading of Annette Storckman’s play Faire at Torn Page, the historic home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page. Reserve a seat for free by texting name and number of seats to (646) 246-4131.
Watch this space for news about Dani’s next play, and an upcoming short film they’ve written and are producing in 2020.
RECENT EXCITING THINGS
Spring & Summer 2019: Dani’s new play for Urban Stages Outreach about Nikola Tesla and Robert Moses, What You Leave, toured to Brooklyn libraries and had a showcase performance at Urban Stages Theater.
May 2019: Joined New York Shakespeare Exchange for their Freestyle Lab “Armor as Strong: Trans Warriors through a Shakespearean Lens” at NYPL.
June 2019: A new short play of Dani’s was featured in Blackbox Gaylist (Blackbox Playlist) at the PIT.
June 2019: Was one of the 50 queer playwrights contributing to The Stonewall 50 Plays at Queens Museum through Queens Theatre and The One-Minute Play Festival.
March 2019: Came back to Blue Bloods to shoot another episode in Season 9: Dani’s first recurring role!
March 2019: Workshopped a new work in progress (Peril, us) with Eli Nixon and Rebecca Martinez for The New Georges Jam.
Early 2019: Narrated two audiobooks for Penguin Random House: We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey and Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor (pre-order).
2018 BY THE NUMBERS
Booked 1st network co-star role on CBS’s Blue Bloods
Thanks to Eddie Rabon at Take 3, Dan Patack & Sekka Scher at Ellipsis, and the lovely Blue Bloods team! Photo by episode writer Dan Truly.
Got 1st Broadway callback
Got 1st Off-Broadway callback
Got 1st video game callback
Recorded 1st audiobook narration
Performed in 7 new plays—garnering 1st reviews in NYC press—and 6 new play readings
Wrote and presented 3 new short plays
Wrote 1 new play commissioned by Urban Stages Outreach Program, which toured to Adult Learning Centers in Brooklyn
Wrote and presented 1 excerpt of a full-length commissioned by/developed with New York Shakespeare Exchange’s Diversity Cohort
Acted in 1 feature film, 2 short films, and 2 web series pilots
Signed with 1 agent for theatrical (legit)
Started working with 1 management team
2017 BY THE NUMBERS
Starred in 3 short films
Appeared in an additional 2 short films and 1 web series, now available on Amazon Prime
Presented 3 new short plays and 1 excerpt of a full-length in progress
Performed in 2 new plays and 1 new play reading
Started freelancing with 1 commercial/print agent
Wrote a monologue for 1 web series